Unofficial Tropical Cyclone Advisory
Magicchaos' Western Pacific Public Advisory
Tropical Depression One (01W) Advisory Number 1
400 PM EST MON JAN 18 2010
...Depression forms southeast of Vietnam...
Interests in Southern Vietnam should monitor the progress of One.
AT 400 PM EST...2100Z...The center of Tropical Depression One was located near latitude 8.5 degrees north and longitude 110.0 degrees east. This is about 275 miles southeast of Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam.
One is moving toward the west-northwest at 23 MPH...37 KM/HR. A more northwesterly track is forecast for the next 36 hours and One could make landfall on the Southern coast of Vietnam by Tuesday morning.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...with higher gusts. Strengthening is possible before landfall and One could become a tropical storm by later tonight.
Estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 MB...29.79 inches.
...SUMMARY OF 400 PM EST INFORMATION...
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST OR 285 DEGREES AT 23 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB
THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL PRODUCT. LOCATION, WINDS, MOVEMENT, AND FORECAST ARE FROM THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER. PRESSURE WAS FROM THE JAPAN METEOROLOGY AGENCY. THIS WAS NOT INTENDED TO BE OFFICIAL AND SHOULD NOT BE TREATED AS SUCH.