Super Typhoon Chanthu
INITIAL POSITION: 15.5N 130.3E
INITIAL INTENSITY: 135 KTS
GEOGRAPHIC REFERENCE: 675 NM SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF KADENA AB
MOVEMENT PAST 6 HOURS: WESTWARD AT 10 KTS
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT: 38 FEET
Chanthu is forecast to turn more towards the northwest in about 24 hour and the center will pass close to the northeastern tip of Luzon in about 48 hours. Thereafter a turn more towards the north is expected with Chanthu making landfall along the Southeast coast of China in 4-5 days.