Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 19:54 GMT

Aerial Reconnaissance in the North Atlantic Basin

Map updated with new data on June 29, 2016 19:48 Z. Map has aircraft positions within last thirty minutes.   Map: Large | None

Atlantic recon in the last thirty minutes...

United States Air Force


Non-Tasked Mission (160629182335304) - AF304

Dropsonde (7), Recco (non-tropical) (17)

Geopotential Height: At or above 9,700 meters (31,824 feet)
Static Air Pressure: At or above 287 mb
Location: 217 statute miles (349 km) to the SSE (149°) from New Orleans, LA, USA.
United States Air Force


Non-Tasked Mission (160629183609300) - AF300

Recco (non-tropical) (7)

Geopotential Height: 9,170 meters (30,085 feet)
Location: 136 statute miles (218 km) to the SSE (155°) from New Orleans, LA, USA.

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System Status: Updating every minute. (summary)

15 product files are currently monitored in this basin.

Last check for data: Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2016 19:54 Z

A check of the NHC's recon archive also occurs as needed.

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