“CARINA” TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING: SEVERE TROPICAL STORM “CARINA” {NIDA}
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Monday, 01 August 2016

At 4:00 am today, the center of Severe Tropical Storm CARINA was estimated based on all available data at 145 km north northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (19.5N, 120.0E) with maximum winds of 105 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 135 kph. It is forecast to move northwest at 20 kph.

carina CARINA TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE

Stormy weather with rough to very rough seas will prevail over Ilocos Norte, Apayao, Abra and Northern part of Cagayan including Babuyan Group of Islands. Rains with gusty winds will be experienced over Ilocos Sur, Batanes Group of Islands, rest of Cagayan, Isabela, Kalinga, Mt. Province, Benguet, Ifugao, La Union and Pangasinan. Cloudy skies with moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides will prevail over Central Luzon and the rest of Northern Luzon. Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms is expected over Metro Manila, rest of Luzon, Western Visayas and Zamboanga Peninsula while partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will prevail over the rest of the country.

Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest to southeast will prevail over the rest of Northern Luzon and from the southwest over the rest of Luzon . The coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the southwest with slight to moderate seas.

 

GALE WARNING # 4
For: Strong to gale force southwesterly winds enhanced by Severe Tropical Storm “CARINA”.
Strong to gale force winds is expected to affect the following areas:

SEABOARDS
 
WEATHER
 
WIND FORCE(KPH / KNOTS)
 
 
SEA CONDITION
 
WAVE HEIGHT (meters)
 
SEABOARDS OF CENTRAL LUZON (Aurora, Zambales and Bataan) Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms (52– 63) / (28 –34) Rough to very Rough 3.4 to 4.5
WESTERN AND SOUTHERN SEABOARDS OF SOUTHERN LUZON(Metro Manila, Cavite, Mindoro, Batangas, Palawan, Marinduque , Romblon, Masbate, Burias Island, Southwestern coast of Camarines Sur, Southwestern coast of Albay,  Southwestern coast of Sorsogon and Southern coast of Quezon) Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms (52– 63) / (28 –34) Rough to very Rough 3.4 to 4.5

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the sea while larger sea vessels are alerted against big waves.

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