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Tropical Storm 04W Nears Philippines

10.4N 127.2E

June 23rd, 2009 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm 04W - June 23rd, 2009

Tropical Storm 04W - June 23rd, 2009

TS04W - enhanced image

TS04W - enhanced image

Track of TS04W © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS04W

Tropical Storm 04W, located approximately 400 nautical miles east-southeast of Manila, Philippines, has tracked westward at 12 knots over the past six hours.

Maximum wind speed is 35 knots, with gusts up to 45 knots. Maximum significant wave height is 9 feet (2.7m).

The system is expected to increase in strength over the next two days, reaching maximum wind speeds of up to 55 knots, with higher gusts of up to 70 knots.

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