1978 Tropical Storm BESS (1978218N25270)


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Summary Information

Satellite image near maximum intensity
Storm ID 1978218N25270
Start Aug 5 12Z
Landfall Aug 8 06Z
Max Intensity 45 kt (Aug 7 18Z)
End Aug 8 12Z
ATCF IDs AL051978
Track status Best track data.

Storm track plot

Map of storm track

Intensity plots

Map of storm track

Radial wind information

No radial wind information for this storm


Position and Intensity Table

BASIN ISO_TIME_________ NATURE LAT LON WMO WIND WMO PRES USA WIND USA PRES
degrees north degrees east kts mb kts mb
NA 1978-08-05 12:00:00 TS 25.30 -90.40 20 1012 20 1012
NA 15:00:00 TS 25.21 -90.68 20 1012
NA 18:00:00 TS 25.10 -91.00 20 1012 20 1012
NA 21:00:00 TS 24.96 -91.39 22 1011
NA 1978-08-06 00:00:00 TS 24.80 -91.80 25 1011 25 1011
NA 03:00:00 TS 24.65 -92.15 27 1010
NA 06:00:00 TS 24.50 -92.50 30 1010 30 1010
NA 09:00:00 TS 24.35 -92.90 30 1009
NA 12:00:00 TS 24.20 -93.30 30 1009 30 1009
NA 15:00:00 TS 24.07 -93.63 32 1008
NA 18:00:00 TS 23.90 -94.00 35 1008 35 1008
NA 21:00:00 TS 23.62 -94.50 37 1007
NA 1978-08-07 00:00:00 TS 23.30 -95.00 40 1007 40 1007
NA 03:00:00 TS 23.05 -95.39 40 1006
NA 06:00:00 TS 22.80 -95.70 40 1006 40 1006
NA 09:00:00 TS 22.51 -95.97 40 1005
NA 12:00:00 TS 22.20 -96.20 40 1005 40 1005
NA 15:00:00 TS 21.89 -96.42 42 1005
NA 18:00:00 TS 21.60 -96.60 45 1006 45 1006
NA 21:00:00 TS 21.36 -96.72 45 1006
NA 1978-08-08 00:00:00 TS 21.10 -96.80 45 1007 45 1007
NA 03:00:00 TS 20.74 -96.86 42 1007
NA 06:00:00 TS 20.40 -96.90 40 1008 40 1008
NA 09:00:00 TS 20.17 -96.95 32 1009
NA 12:00:00 TS 20.00 -97.00 25 1010 25 1010

Source Information

Agency Information
USA hurdat2-1851-2018-051019.txt:Line=33917:BESS
TOKYO
CMA
HKO
NEWDELHI
REUNION
BOM
NADI
WELLINGTON
DS824
TD9636
TD9635
NEUMANN
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 STATUS USA WIND USA PRES USA SSHS STORM SPEED STORM DIR
Year degrees north degrees east kts mb km km degrees north degrees east kts mb 1 kts degrees
1978 NA GM 1978-08-05 12:00:00 TS 25.30 -90.40 20 1012 hurdat_atl 424 424 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 25.30 -90.40 TD 20 1012 -1 5 250
1978 NA GM 15:00:00 TS 25.21 -90.68 435 435 P_____________ AL051978 25.21 -90.68 TD 20 1012 -1 6 250
1978 NA GM 18:00:00 TS 25.10 -91.00 20 1012 hurdat_atl 446 442 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 25.10 -91.00 TD 20 1012 -1 7 249
1978 NA GM 21:00:00 TS 24.96 -91.39 450 437 P_____________ AL051978 24.96 -91.39 TD 22 1011 -1 8 248
1978 NA GM 1978-08-06 00:00:00 TS 24.80 -91.80 25 1011 hurdat_atl 441 434 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 24.80 -91.80 TD 25 1011 -1 8 246
1978 NA GM 03:00:00 TS 24.65 -92.15 432 432 P_____________ AL051978 24.65 -92.15 TD 27 1010 -1 7 245
1978 NA GM 06:00:00 TS 24.50 -92.50 30 1010 hurdat_atl 441 441 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 24.50 -92.50 TD 30 1010 -1 7 246
1978 NA GM 09:00:00 TS 24.35 -92.90 453 423 P_____________ AL051978 24.35 -92.90 TD 30 1009 -1 8 248
1978 NA GM 12:00:00 TS 24.20 -93.30 30 1009 hurdat_atl 423 399 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 24.20 -93.30 TD 30 1009 -1 7 247
1978 NA GM 15:00:00 TS 24.07 -93.63 399 373 P_____________ AL051978 24.07 -93.63 TD 32 1008 -1 7 245
1978 NA GM 18:00:00 TS 23.90 -94.00 35 1008 hurdat_atl 373 336 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 23.90 -94.00 TS 35 1008 0 9 240
1978 NA GM 21:00:00 TS 23.62 -94.50 336 285 P_____________ AL051978 23.62 -94.50 TS 37 1007 0 11 237
1978 NA GM 1978-08-07 00:00:00 TS 23.30 -95.00 40 1007 hurdat_atl 285 245 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 23.30 -95.00 TS 40 1007 0 10 235
1978 NA GM 03:00:00 TS 23.05 -95.39 245 212 P_____________ AL051978 23.05 -95.39 TS 40 1006 0 8 232
1978 NA GM 06:00:00 TS 22.80 -95.70 40 1006 hurdat_atl 212 167 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 22.80 -95.70 TS 40 1006 0 8 225
1978 NA GM 09:00:00 TS 22.51 -95.97 167 131 P_____________ AL051978 22.51 -95.97 TS 40 1005 0 8 218
1978 NA GM 12:00:00 TS 22.20 -96.20 40 1005 hurdat_atl 131 98 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 22.20 -96.20 TS 40 1005 0 7 214
1978 NA GM 15:00:00 TS 21.89 -96.42 98 72 P_____________ AL051978 21.89 -96.42 TS 42 1005 0 7 212
1978 NA GM 18:00:00 TS 21.60 -96.60 45 1006 hurdat_atl 72 63 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 21.60 -96.60 TS 45 1006 0 6 208
1978 NA GM 21:00:00 TS 21.36 -96.72 65 56 P_____________ AL051978 21.36 -96.72 TS 45 1006 0 5 200
1978 NA GM 1978-08-08 00:00:00 TS 21.10 -96.80 45 1007 hurdat_atl 56 30 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 21.10 -96.80 TS 45 1007 0 6 192
1978 NA GM 03:00:00 TS 20.74 -96.86 23 0 P_____________ AL051978 20.74 -96.86 TS 42 1007 0 7 188
1978 NA GM 06:00:00 TS 20.40 -96.90 40 1008 hurdat_atl 0 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 20.40 -96.90 TS 40 1008 0 6 189
1978 NA NA 09:00:00 TS 20.17 -96.95 0 0 P_____________ AL051978 20.17 -96.95 TS 32 1009 -1 4 193
1978 NA NA 12:00:00 TS 20.00 -97.00 25 1010 hurdat_atl 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL051978 20.00 -97.00 TD 25 1010 -1 3 197