October 2019 Wind/SLP Anomaly
Positive SLP anomalies dominated most parts of the Maritime Continent. While a negative SLP anomaly was observed in western and central Indonesia and northern most parts of Vietnam and Cambodia. near the Northwest part of MC near the Philippines. The HPA in the Northern Philippines denotes an active anticyclonic system in this area with ridges extending to neighbouring countries within MC.
Weak to moderate north to northeasterly wind anomalies dominated most of MC while weak southeasterly winds dominated the southern MC. Furthermore, an anticyclonic wind pattern were observed in Northeast MC, in the northern part of the Philippines.
October 2019 Wind/SLP
October Normal Wind/SLP (1981-2010)