Tropical West Pacific



Regional Specialized Meteorology Center (RSMC) for the West Pacific


Western North Pacific Ocean and South China Sea: Japan Meteorological Agency

(RSMC Tokyo, Japan)



You can access the RSMC above for storm data in the Western North Pacific. You can also visit the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) and the tropical cyclone page at the Navy Research Laboratory (NRL) for additional information about storms in this region.


The recon system will return in 2015, but will likely still only operate when the public notifies us of active recon.