Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 6:22 GMT
Atlantic:
Tropical Storm Gaston - 55 knots, Low (Invest 99L) - 30 knots
East Pacific:
Low (Kay) - 30 knots, Disturbance (Invest 98E) - 25 knots, Disturbance (Invest 99E) - 25 knots

Tropical Cyclone Model & Best Track Archive

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Tropical Storm Gaston (07L) - 2016

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  • NHC best track data (Updated Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 0:00 Z)
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Best Track Position and Intensity as of:

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 0:00 Z

Wind (1 min. avg.):

55 knots (63 mph | 28 m/s | 102 km/h)

Gusts:

65 knots (75 mph | 33 m/s | 120 km/h)

Pressure:

1002 mb (29.59 inHg | 1002 hPa)

Location at the time:

870 statute miles (1,400 km) to the W (268°) from Praia, Cape Verde.

Coordinates:

14.4N 36.5W   How far away is this from me?

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Low (Invest 99L) - 2016

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Best Track Position and Intensity as of:

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 0:00 Z

Wind (1 min. avg.):

30 knots (35 mph | 15 m/s | 56 km/h)

Gusts:

40 knots (46 mph | 21 m/s | 74 km/h)

Pressure:

1009 mb (29.80 inHg | 1009 hPa)

Location at the time:

181 statute miles (292 km) to the ENE (65°) from Roseau, Dominica.

Coordinates:

16.4N 58.9W   How far away is this from me?

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Tropical Depression Fiona (06L) - 2016

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Best Track Position and Intensity as of:

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 12:00 Z

Wind (1 min. avg.):

25 knots (29 mph | 13 m/s | 46 km/h)

Gusts:

35 knots (40 mph | 18 m/s | 65 km/h)

Pressure:

1014 mb (29.95 inHg | 1014 hPa)

Location at the time:

445 statute miles (716 km) to the S (174°) from Hamilton, Bermuda (U.K.).

Coordinates:

25.9N 64.0W   How far away is this from me?

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Low (Kay) - 2016

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Best Track Position and Intensity as of:

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 18:00 Z

Wind (1 min. avg.):

30 knots (35 mph | 15 m/s | 56 km/h)

Gusts:

40 knots (46 mph | 21 m/s | 74 km/h)

Pressure:

1006 mb (29.71 inHg | 1006 hPa)

Location at the time:

648 statute miles (1,042 km) to the SSW (202°) from Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

Coordinates:

23.2N 120.6W   How far away is this from me?

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Disturbance (Invest 98E) - 2016

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Best Track Position and Intensity as of:

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 0:00 Z

Wind (1 min. avg.):

25 knots (29 mph | 13 m/s | 46 km/h)

Pressure:

1007 mb (29.74 inHg | 1007 hPa)

Location at the time:

948 statute miles (1,525 km) to the SW (214°) from Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Coordinates:

11.5N 117.9W   How far away is this from me?

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Disturbance (Invest 99E) - 2016

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Best Track Position and Intensity as of:

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 0:00 Z

Wind (1 min. avg.):

25 knots (29 mph | 13 m/s | 46 km/h)

Pressure:

1007 mb (29.74 inHg | 1007 hPa)

Location at the time:

429 statute miles (690 km) to the S (187°) from Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.

Coordinates:

14.5N 106.0W   How far away is this from me?

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