1978 Tropical Cyclone (Storm) ERNIE (1978047S12168)


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Summary Information

Storm ID 1978047S12168
Start Feb 15 12Z
Max Intensity 55 kt (Feb 20 00Z), 980 mb (Feb 20 00Z)
End Feb 23 00Z
ATCF IDs ,SH211978
Track status Best track data.

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Position and Intensity Table

BASIN ISO_TIME_________ NATURE LAT LON WMO WIND WMO PRES USA WIND WELLINGTON WIND WELLINGTON PRES DS824 WIND TD9636 WIND NEUMANN WIND
degrees north degrees east kts mb kts kts mb kts kts kts
SP 1978-02-15 12:00:00 TS -11.80 168.20 30 30 30
SP 15:00:00 TS -11.78 168.81 30 30 30
SP 18:00:00 TS -11.80 169.40 30 30 30
SP 21:00:00 TS -11.88 169.96 30 30 30
SP 1978-02-16 00:00:00 TS -12.00 170.50 30 997 30 30 30 30
SP 03:00:00 TS -12.10 171.06 30 30 30
SP 06:00:00 TS -12.21 171.60 30 30 30
SP 09:00:00 TS -12.36 172.08 30 30 30
SP 12:00:00 TS -12.50 172.50 30 997 30 30 30
SP 15:00:00 TS -12.60 172.87 30 30 30
SP 18:00:00 TS -12.71 173.19 30 30 30
SP 21:00:00 TS -12.85 173.49 30 30 30
SP 1978-02-17 00:00:00 TS -13.00 173.80 30 997 30 30 30 30
SP 03:00:00 TS -13.15 174.18 32 32 32
SP 06:00:00 TS -13.31 174.61 35 35 35
SP 09:00:00 TS -13.52 175.02 35 35 35
SP 12:00:00 TS -13.73 175.44 40 990 35 40 990 35 35
SP 15:00:00 TS -13.93 175.81 37 40 990 37 37
SP 18:00:00 TS -14.11 176.17 40 40 990 40 40
SP 21:00:00 TS -14.30 176.56 42 40 990 42 42
SP 1978-02-18 00:00:00 TS -14.50 177.00 40 990 45 40 990 45 35 45
SP 03:00:00 TS -14.71 177.55 47 40 990 47 47
SP 06:00:00 TS -14.91 178.13 50 40 990 50 50
SP 09:00:00 TS -15.09 178.71 50 40 990 50 50
SP 12:00:00 TS -15.26 179.26 40 990 50 40 990 50 50
SP 15:00:00 TS -15.44 179.72 50 40 990 50 50
SP 18:00:00 TS -15.62 180.14 50 40 990 50 50
SP 21:00:00 TS -15.79 180.56 47 40 990 47 47
SP 1978-02-19 00:00:00 TS -16.00 181.00 40 990 45 40 990 45 50 45
SP 03:00:00 TS -16.26 181.53 42 40 990 42 42
SP 06:00:00 TS -16.57 182.08 40 40 990 40 40
SP 09:00:00 TS -16.89 182.60 40 40 990 40 40
SP 12:00:00 TS -17.24 183.08 40 990 40 40 990 40 40
SP 15:00:00 TS -17.58 183.51 40 43 987 40 40
SP 18:00:00 TS -17.94 183.88 40 47 985 40 40
SP 21:00:00 TS -18.30 184.21 40 51 982 40 40
SP 1978-02-20 00:00:00 TS -18.66 184.50 55 980 40 55 980 40 40 40
SP 03:00:00 TS -19.01 184.77 37 55 980 37 37
SP 06:00:00 TS -19.36 185.00 35 55 980 35 35
SP 09:00:00 TS -19.70 185.20 35 55 980 35 35
SP 12:00:00 TS -20.02 185.36 55 980 35 55 980 35 35
SP 15:00:00 TS -20.27 185.49 35 51 982 35 35
SP 18:00:00 TS -20.51 185.56 35 47 985 35 35
SP 21:00:00 TS -20.77 185.61 35 43 987 35 35
SP 1978-02-21 00:00:00 TS -21.06 185.56 40 990 35 40 990 35 35 35
SP 03:00:00 TS -21.37 185.41 40 990 32
SP 06:00:00 TS -21.74 185.14 40 990 30
SP 09:00:00 TS -22.16 184.75 40 990 30
SP 12:00:00 TS -22.65 184.25 40 990 40 990 30
SP 15:00:00 NR -23.30 183.55 37 991
SP 18:00:00 NR -23.55 183.09 35 993
SP 21:00:00 NR -23.78 182.58 32 995
SP 1978-02-22 00:00:00 NR -24.00 182.00 30 997 30 997
SP 03:00:00 NR -24.25 181.32 30 997
SP 06:00:00 NR -24.50 180.57 30 997
SP 09:00:00 NR -24.75 179.79 30 997
SP 12:00:00 NR -25.00 179.00 30 997 30 997
SP 15:00:00 NR -25.25 178.23 30 997
SP 18:00:00 NR -25.50 177.48 30 997
SP 21:00:00 NR -25.75 176.74 30 997
SP 1978-02-23 00:00:00 NR -26.00 176.00 30 997 30 997

Source Information

Agency Information
USA bsh211978.txt
TOKYO
CMA
HKO
NEWDELHI
REUNION
BOM
NADI
WELLINGTON TC_BT_1967_2006.csv:Line=1176:ERNIE
DS824 s_hem.dat:1367:21P
TD9636 cons_worldwide_trop_cyclone_18710101-19891231-006:Line=10599
TD9635
NEUMANN tracks.sh:Storm=524:ERNIE:BSH2178:JTWC
MLC

All available IBTrACS Data

SEASON BASIN SUBBASIN ISO_TIME_________ NATURE LAT LON WMO WIND WMO PRES WMO AGENCY DIST2LAND LANDFALL IFLAG USA AGENCY USA ATCF_ID USA LAT USA LON USA WIND USA SSHS WELLINGTON LAT WELLINGTON LON WELLINGTON WIND WELLINGTON PRES DS824 LAT DS824 LON DS824 STAGE DS824 WIND TD9636 LAT TD9636 LON TD9636 STAGE TD9636 WIND NEUMANN LAT NEUMANN LON NEUMANN CLASS NEUMANN WIND STORM SPEED STORM DIR
Year degrees north degrees east kts mb km km degrees north degrees east kts 1 degrees north degrees east kts mb degrees north degrees east kts degrees north degrees east kts degrees north degrees east kts kts degrees
1978 SP MM 1978-02-15 12:00:00 TS -11.80 168.20 368 368 O________O__O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -11.80 168.20 30 -1 -11.80 168.20 TC 30 -11.80 168.20 TC 30 12 88
1978 SP MM 15:00:00 TS -11.78 168.81 402 402 P________P__P_ SH211978 -11.78 168.81 30 -1 -11.78 168.81 TC 30 -11.78 168.81 TC 30 12 90
1978 SP MM 18:00:00 TS -11.80 169.40 436 436 O________O__O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -11.80 169.40 30 -1 -11.80 169.40 TC 30 -11.80 169.40 TC 30 11 95
1978 SP MM 21:00:00 TS -11.88 169.96 467 467 P________P__P_ SH211978 -11.88 169.96 30 -1 -11.88 169.96 TC 30 -11.88 169.96 TC 30 11 101
1978 SP MM 1978-02-16 00:00:00 TS -12.00 170.50 30 997 wellington 498 498 O________OO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -12.00 170.50 30 -1 -12.00 170.50 TC 30 -12.00 170.50 1 30 -12.00 170.50 TC 30 11 101
1978 SP MM 03:00:00 TS -12.10 171.06 540 540 P________PP_P_ SH211978 -12.09 171.07 30 -1 -12.09 171.07 TC 30 -12.13 171.05 1 -12.09 171.07 TC 30 11 101
1978 SP MM 06:00:00 TS -12.21 171.60 578 578 O________OP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -12.20 171.60 30 -1 -12.20 171.60 TC 30 -12.26 171.58 1 -12.20 171.60 TC 30 10 105
1978 SP MM 09:00:00 TS -12.36 172.08 613 613 P________PP_P_ SH211978 -12.35 172.08 30 -1 -12.35 172.08 TC 30 -12.38 172.07 1 -12.35 172.08 TC 30 9 108
1978 SP MM 12:00:00 TS -12.50 172.50 30 997 wellington 647 647 O________OO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -12.50 172.50 30 -1 -12.50 172.50 TC 30 -12.50 172.50 1 -12.50 172.50 TC 30 8 108
1978 SP MM 15:00:00 TS -12.60 172.87 681 681 P________PP_P_ SH211978 -12.60 172.87 30 -1 -12.60 172.87 TC 30 -12.62 172.86 1 -12.60 172.87 TC 30 7 107
1978 SP MM 18:00:00 TS -12.71 173.19 707 679 O________OP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -12.70 173.20 30 -1 -12.70 173.20 TC 30 -12.73 173.17 1 -12.70 173.20 TC 30 7 112
1978 SP MM 21:00:00 TS -12.85 173.49 679 641 P________PP_P_ SH211978 -12.84 173.49 30 -1 -12.84 173.49 TC 30 -12.86 173.48 1 -12.84 173.49 TC 30 7 116
1978 SP MM 1978-02-17 00:00:00 TS -13.00 173.80 30 997 wellington 641 606 O________OO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -13.00 173.80 30 -1 -13.00 173.80 TC 30 -13.00 173.80 1 30 -13.00 173.80 TC 30 7 114
1978 SP MM 03:00:00 TS -13.15 174.18 606 563 P________PP_P_ SH211978 -13.14 174.18 32 -1 -13.14 174.18 TC 32 -13.16 174.20 1 -13.14 174.18 TC 32 8 111
1978 SP MM 06:00:00 TS -13.31 174.61 563 519 O________OP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -13.30 174.60 35 0 -13.30 174.60 TC 35 -13.33 174.64 1 -13.30 174.60 TC 35 9 115
1978 SP MM 09:00:00 TS -13.52 175.02 519 472 P________PP_P_ SH211978 -13.49 175.06 35 0 -13.49 175.06 TC 35 -13.51 175.07 1 -13.49 175.06 TC 35 9 118
1978 SP MM 12:00:00 TS -13.73 175.44 40 990 wellington 472 426 O_______OOO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -13.70 175.50 35 0 -14.00 175.00 40 990 -13.70 175.50 TC 35 -13.70 175.50 1 -13.70 175.50 TC 35 9 117
1978 SP MM 15:00:00 TS -13.93 175.81 426 388 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -13.90 175.86 37 0 -14.09 175.45 40 990 -13.90 175.86 TC 37 -13.90 175.86 1 -13.90 175.86 TC 37 8 118
1978 SP MM 18:00:00 TS -14.11 176.17 381 343 O_______POP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -14.10 176.20 40 0 -14.19 175.93 40 990 -14.10 176.20 TC 40 -14.10 176.21 1 -14.10 176.20 TC 40 8 117
1978 SP MM 21:00:00 TS -14.30 176.56 337 294 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -14.30 176.57 42 0 -14.32 176.44 40 990 -14.30 176.57 TC 42 -14.30 176.58 1 -14.30 176.57 TC 42 9 116
1978 SP MM 1978-02-18 00:00:00 TS -14.50 177.00 40 990 wellington 294 248 O_______OOO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -14.50 177.00 45 0 -14.50 177.00 40 990 -14.50 177.00 TC 45 -14.50 177.00 2 35 -14.50 177.00 TC 45 10 113
1978 SP MM 03:00:00 TS -14.71 177.55 248 203 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -14.71 177.53 47 0 -14.73 177.63 40 990 -14.71 177.53 TC 47 -14.68 177.52 2 -14.71 177.53 TC 47 12 111
1978 SP MM 06:00:00 TS -14.91 178.13 203 159 O_______POP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -14.90 178.10 50 0 -15.00 178.29 40 990 -14.90 178.10 TC 50 -14.85 178.08 2 -14.90 178.10 TC 50 12 109
1978 SP MM 09:00:00 TS -15.09 178.71 159 116 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -15.05 178.67 50 0 -15.27 178.93 40 990 -15.05 178.67 TC 50 -15.02 178.65 2 -15.05 178.67 TC 50 11 108
1978 SP MM 12:00:00 TS -15.26 179.26 40 990 wellington 113 90 O_______OOO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -15.20 179.20 50 0 -15.50 179.50 40 990 -15.20 179.20 TC 50 -15.20 179.20 2 -15.20 179.20 TC 50 10 110
1978 SP MM 15:00:00 TS -15.44 179.72 90 68 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -15.39 179.67 50 0 -15.64 179.93 40 990 -15.39 179.67 TC 50 -15.37 179.67 2 -15.39 179.67 TC 50 9 113
1978 SP MM 18:00:00 TS -15.62 180.14 70 64 O_______POP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -15.60 -179.90 50 0 -15.75 -179.71 40 990 -15.60 180.10 TC 50 -15.55 -179.89 2 -15.60 -179.90 TC 50 9 114
1978 SP MM 21:00:00 TS -15.79 180.56 87 87 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -15.78 -179.46 47 0 -15.86 -179.37 40 990 -15.78 -179.46 TC 47 -15.76 -179.45 2 -15.78 -179.46 TC 47 9 115
1978 SP MM 1978-02-19 00:00:00 TS -16.00 181.00 40 990 wellington 119 119 O_______OOO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -16.00 -179.00 45 0 -16.00 -179.00 40 990 -16.00 181.00 TC 45 -16.00 -179.00 2 50 -16.00 -179.00 TC 45 10 117
1978 SP MM 03:00:00 TS -16.26 181.53 171 171 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -16.28 -178.46 42 0 -16.19 -178.52 40 990 -16.28 -178.46 TC 42 -16.29 -178.47 2 -16.28 -178.46 TC 42 12 119
1978 SP MM 06:00:00 TS -16.57 182.08 235 235 O_______POP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -16.60 -177.90 40 0 -16.43 -178.00 40 990 -16.60 182.10 TC 40 -16.61 -177.92 2 -16.60 -177.90 TC 40 12 122
1978 SP MM 09:00:00 TS -16.89 182.60 287 287 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -16.94 -177.38 40 0 -16.69 -177.48 40 990 -16.94 -177.38 TC 40 -16.95 -177.39 2 -16.94 -177.38 TC 40 12 125
1978 SP MM 12:00:00 TS -17.24 183.08 40 990 wellington 343 343 O_______OOO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -17.30 -176.90 40 0 -17.00 -177.00 40 990 -17.30 183.10 TC 40 -17.30 -176.90 2 -17.30 -176.90 TC 40 11 129
1978 SP MM 15:00:00 TS -17.58 183.51 392 392 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -17.65 -176.47 40 0 -17.32 -176.59 43 987 -17.65 -176.47 TC 40 -17.65 -176.47 2 -17.65 -176.47 TC 40 10 132
1978 SP MM 18:00:00 TS -17.94 183.88 442 442 O_______POP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -18.00 -176.10 40 0 -17.67 -176.21 47 985 -18.00 183.90 TC 40 -18.01 -176.09 2 -18.00 -176.10 TC 40 10 137
1978 SP MM 21:00:00 TS -18.30 184.21 485 485 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -18.36 -175.77 40 0 -18.07 -175.85 51 982 -18.36 -175.77 TC 40 -18.36 -175.77 2 -18.36 -175.77 TC 40 9 141
1978 SP MM 1978-02-20 00:00:00 TS -18.66 184.50 55 980 wellington 531 531 O_______OOO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -18.70 -175.50 40 0 -18.50 -175.50 55 980 -18.70 184.50 TC 40 -18.70 -175.50 2 40 -18.70 -175.50 TC 40 9 143
1978 SP MM 03:00:00 TS -19.01 184.77 573 573 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -19.01 -175.28 37 0 -19.01 -175.06 55 980 -19.01 -175.28 TC 37 -19.02 -175.26 2 -19.01 -175.28 TC 37 8 146
1978 SP MM 06:00:00 TS -19.36 185.00 612 612 O_______POP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -19.30 -175.10 35 0 -19.55 -174.62 55 980 -19.30 184.90 TC 35 -19.32 -175.07 2 -19.30 -175.10 TC 35 8 149
1978 SP MM 09:00:00 TS -19.70 185.20 646 646 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -19.61 -174.93 35 0 -20.07 -174.25 55 980 -19.61 -174.93 TC 35 -19.62 -174.92 2 -19.61 -174.93 TC 35 7 153
1978 SP MM 12:00:00 TS -20.02 185.36 55 980 wellington 681 681 O_______OOO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -19.90 -174.80 35 0 -20.50 -174.00 55 980 -19.90 185.20 TC 35 -19.90 -174.80 2 -19.90 -174.80 TC 35 6 155
1978 SP MM 15:00:00 TS -20.27 185.49 708 708 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -20.15 -174.68 35 0 -20.75 -173.86 51 982 -20.15 -174.68 TC 35 -20.17 -174.64 2 -20.15 -174.68 TC 35 5 159
1978 SP MM 18:00:00 TS -20.51 185.56 729 729 O_______POP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -20.40 -174.60 35 0 -20.92 -173.85 47 985 -20.40 185.40 TC 35 -20.44 -174.52 2 -20.40 -174.60 TC 35 5 167
1978 SP MM 21:00:00 TS -20.77 185.61 748 748 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -20.69 -174.51 35 0 -21.08 -173.97 43 987 -20.69 -174.51 TC 35 -20.71 -174.47 2 -20.69 -174.51 TC 35 6 0
1978 SP MM 1978-02-21 00:00:00 TS -21.06 185.56 40 990 wellington 768 760 O_______OOO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -21.00 -174.50 35 0 -21.30 -174.20 40 990 -21.00 185.50 TC 35 -21.00 -174.50 2 35 -21.00 -174.50 TC 35 6 197
1978 SP MM 03:00:00 TS -21.37 185.41 773 773 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -21.29 -174.59 -1 -21.69 -174.53 40 990 -21.29 -174.59 TC -21.31 -174.64 2 -21.29 -174.59 TC 32 8 210
1978 SP MM 06:00:00 TS -21.74 185.14 773 773 O_______POP_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -21.60 -174.80 -1 -22.14 -174.96 40 990 -21.60 185.20 TC -21.63 -174.88 2 -21.60 -174.80 TC 30 10 218
1978 SP MM 09:00:00 TS -22.16 184.75 784 770 P_______PPP_P_ SH211978 -21.94 -175.12 -1 -22.59 -175.47 40 990 -21.94 -175.12 TC -21.96 -175.17 2 -21.94 -175.12 TC 30 12 222
1978 SP MM 12:00:00 TS -22.65 184.25 40 990 wellington 770 763 O_______OOO_O_ jtwc_sh SH211978 -22.30 -175.50 -1 -23.00 -176.00 40 990 -22.30 184.50 TC -22.30 -175.50 6 -22.30 -175.50 TC 30 16 224
1978 SP MM 15:00:00 NR -23.30 183.55 773 757 ________P_____ SH211978 -1 -23.30 -176.45 37 991 TC 6 TC 14 230
1978 SP MM 18:00:00 NR -23.55 183.09 766 751 ________P_____ -1 -23.55 -176.91 35 993 6 10 242
1978 SP MM 21:00:00 NR -23.78 182.58 755 738 ________P_____ -1 -23.78 -177.42 32 995 6 11 246
1978 SP MM 1978-02-22 00:00:00 NR -24.00 182.00 30 997 wellington 743 735 ________O_____ -1 -24.00 -178.00 30 997 12 248
1978 SP MM 03:00:00 NR -24.25 181.32 743 729 ________P_____ -1 -24.25 -178.68 30 997 14 249
1978 SP MM 06:00:00 NR -24.50 180.57 736 729 ________P_____ -1 -24.50 -179.43 30 997 15 250
1978 SP MM 09:00:00 NR -24.75 179.79 745 739 ________P_____ -1 -24.75 179.79 30 997 15 251
1978 SP MM 12:00:00 NR -25.00 179.00 30 997 wellington 753 752 ________O_____ -1 -25.00 179.00 30 997 15 251
1978 SP MM 15:00:00 NR -25.25 178.23 782 782 ________P_____ -1 -25.25 178.23 30 997 15 250
1978 SP MM 18:00:00 NR -25.50 177.48 806 806 ________P_____ -1 -25.50 177.48 30 997 14 250
1978 SP MM 21:00:00 NR -25.75 176.74 847 847 ________P_____ -1 -25.75 176.74 30 997 14 249
1978 SP MM 1978-02-23 00:00:00 NR -26.00 176.00 30 997 wellington 882 ________O_____ -1 -26.00 176.00 30 997 14 249