Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific Ocean / Indian Ocean / Arabian Sea
Mar 31, 2021
CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES
There are no active tropical cyclones at the time of this writing
There’s a tropical disturbance being referred to as Invest 90B, which is located approximately 231 NM west-northwest of Phuket, Thailand
Here’s was the computer models are showing
According to the JTWC, satellite imagery shows a disorganized disturbance with flaring convection that is offset to the west of a area of broad, elongated, and ill-defined low level circulation.
Environmental analysis shows invest 90B is in a marginal environment for development, with westward outflow aloft, warm sea surface temperatures, offset by moderate 15-20 knot wind shear.
Global models are in general agreement that invest 90B will not significantly intensify and remain below tropical storm strength while tracking north-northeastward.
Maximum sustained surface winds are estimated at 10-15 knots.
The potential for the development of a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours remains low.
Here’s a link to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)
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