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Tropical Storm Merbok Moving Northward

27.4N 150.7E

August 5th, 2011 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Merbok (12W) - August 5th, 2011

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Track of TS 12W - August 5th, 2011 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 12W

Tropical Storm Merbok (12W), located approximately 800 nautical miles northwest of Wake Island, has tracked northwestward at 06 knots over the past six hours. Maximum significant wave height is 23 feet.

Windspeed is 45 knots (85 km/h; 50 mph) sustained (10-min mean) to 55 knots (100 km/h; 65 mph) sustained (1-min mean), gusting to 65 knots (120 km/h; 75 mph). Pressure is 990 hPa (29.23 inHg).

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