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Aerial Reconnaissance in the North Atlantic

Select a storm to view reconnaissance data for that system. To select data for a different year, select a year below the list of storms for the latest available year. This archive updates in real time.

North Atlantic Basin in 2023

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Named Storms

June 1 - June 3
Highest Flight Level Wind: 53 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 38 knots
Lowest MSLP: 998 mb
4 Missions

June 21 - June 24
Highest Flight Level Wind: 65 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 69 knots
Lowest MSLP: 996 mb
7 Missions

June 24 - June 25
Highest Flight Level Wind: 59 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 51 knots
Lowest MSLP: 1006 mb
2 Missions

August 20 - August 29
Highest Flight Level Wind: 140 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 128 knots
Lowest MSLP: 927 mb
20 Missions

August 21 - August 22
Highest Flight Level Wind: 56 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 52 knots
Lowest MSLP: 1004 mb (extrap)
2 Missions

August 27 - August 31
Highest Flight Level Wind: 123 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 116 knots
Lowest MSLP: 943 mb
16 Missions

September 7 - September 16
Highest Flight Level Wind: 153 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 158 knots
Lowest MSLP: 928 mb
40 Missions

September 19 - September 20
Highest Flight Level Wind: 101 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 75 knots
Lowest MSLP: 974 mb
4 Missions

September 22 - September 23
Highest Flight Level Wind: 75 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 70 knots
Lowest MSLP: 981 mb
2 Missions


No available data.

Suspect Areas

No available data.

Non-Tasked Missions

Any mission that has not been tasked by the National Hurricane Center will appear in the archive at the link above. Research missions, including ones that are tropical, and winter missions will appear in this section of the archive.

Airborne Expendable Bathythermograph (AXBT) Data

Dropped from aircraft, once an AXBT is in the water this expendable instrument drops a sensor deep into the water column measuring water temperature at various depths.