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December 15, 2018
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Aerial Reconnaissance in the Eastern North Pacific & Central North Pacific


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Eastern North Pacific & Central North Pacific Basin in 2018

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Named Storms

Hector
August 5 - August 8
Highest Flight Level Wind: 146 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 137 knots
Lowest MSLP: 938 mb
8 Missions

Lane
August 19 - August 23
Highest Flight Level Wind: 146 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 154 knots
Lowest MSLP: 927 mb
13 Missions

Norman
September 4 - September 6
2 Missions

Olivia
September 8 - September 12
Highest Flight Level Wind: 85 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 79 knots
Lowest MSLP: 981 mb
8 Missions

Rosa
September 30
Highest Flight Level Wind: 72 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 53 knots
Lowest MSLP: 982 mb
1 Mission

Willa
October 22 - October 23
Highest Flight Level Wind: 109 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 99 knots
Lowest MSLP: 966 mb
2 Missions


Depressions

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.