1978 Severe Tropical Storm HESTER (1978240N27151)


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Summary Information

Storm ID 1978240N27151
Start Aug 28 06Z
Max Intensity 50 kt (Aug 30 18Z), 990 mb (Aug 30 06Z)
End Sep 1 12Z
ATCF IDs ,WP171978
Track status Best track data.

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Radial wind information

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Position and Intensity Table

BASIN ISO_TIME_________ NATURE LAT LON WMO WIND WMO PRES USA WIND TOKYO WIND TOKYO PRES CMA WIND CMA PRES HKO WIND HKO PRES DS824 WIND TD9636 WIND
degrees north degrees east kts mb kts kts mb kts mb kts mb kts kts
WP 1978-08-28 06:00:00 TS 26.80 150.80 20 20 20
WP 09:00:00 TS 27.28 150.49 22 22 22
WP 12:00:00 TS 27.68 150.23 1008 25 1008 25 25
WP 15:00:00 TS 28.02 150.00 25 1007 25 25
WP 18:00:00 TS 28.32 149.80 1006 25 1006 25 25
WP 21:00:00 TS 28.63 149.60 25 1005 25 25
WP 1978-08-29 00:00:00 TS 28.93 149.37 1004 25 1004 23 1004 30 1004 25 25
WP 03:00:00 TS 29.22 149.23 25 1002 23 1002 30 1002 25 26
WP 06:00:00 TS 29.51 149.15 1000 25 1000 23 1000 30 1000 25 27
WP 09:00:00 TS 29.81 149.13 27 999 26 1000 30 999 27 28
WP 12:00:00 TS 30.12 149.18 998 30 998 29 1000 30 998 30 30
WP 15:00:00 TS 30.42 149.31 32 996 29 998 30 997 32 32
WP 18:00:00 TS 30.74 149.50 994 35 994 29 996 30 996 35 35
WP 21:00:00 TS 31.07 149.70 37 993 33 994 32 995 37 37
WP 1978-08-30 00:00:00 TS 31.43 149.90 40 992 40 40 992 38 992 35 994 40 40
WP 03:00:00 TS 31.81 150.07 40 40 991 38 991 35 993 40 41
WP 06:00:00 TS 32.21 150.25 40 990 40 40 990 38 990 35 992 40 42
WP 09:00:00 TS 32.64 150.47 42 42 990 43 990 37 991 42 43
WP 12:00:00 TS 33.07 150.73 45 990 45 45 990 48 990 40 990 45 45
WP 15:00:00 TS 33.46 150.99 47 45 990 48 990 40 990 47 46
WP 18:00:00 TS 33.84 151.30 45 990 50 45 990 48 990 40 990 50 47
WP 21:00:00 TS 34.20 151.64 50 45 990 48 990 40 990 50 48
WP 1978-08-31 00:00:00 TS 34.62 152.10 45 990 50 45 990 48 990 40 990 50 50
WP 03:00:00 TS 35.10 152.68 50 45 990 48 990 40 990 50 48
WP 06:00:00 TS 35.68 153.51 45 990 50 45 990 48 990 40 990 50 47
WP 09:00:00 TS 36.33 154.62 47 45 990 48 990 40 990 47 46
WP 12:00:00 TS 37.07 155.98 45 990 45 45 990 48 990 40 990 45 45
WP 15:00:00 TS 37.88 157.45 45 45 990 48 990 40 990 45 43
WP 18:00:00 TS 38.76 159.09 45 990 45 45 990 48 990 40 990 45 42
WP 21:00:00 TS 39.62 160.81 42 45 990 43 990 40 990 42 41
WP 1978-09-01 00:00:00 TS 40.49 162.62 45 990 40 45 990 38 990 40 990 40 40
WP 03:00:00 TS 41.42 164.52 42 990 38 991
WP 06:00:00 TS 42.53 166.63 40 990 40 990 38 992
WP 09:00:00 TS 43.75 168.98 991 33 994
WP 12:00:00 MX 45.00 171.53 992 992 29 996

Source Information

Agency Information
USA bwp171978.txt
TOKYO bst_all.txt:Line=27388:HESTER:7817
CMA CH1978BST.txt:Storm=21:Hester
HKO tc-besttrack-data-current.txt:Line=12291:HESTER
NEWDELHI
REUNION
BOM
NADI
WELLINGTON
DS824 w_npac.dat:925:HESTER
TD9636 cons_worldwide_trop_cyclone_18710101-19891231-003:Line=26148
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 WIND USA SSHS TOKYO LAT TOKYO LON TOKYO GRADE TOKYO WIND TOKYO PRES TOKYO R50_DIR TOKYO R30_DIR TOKYO R30_LONG TOKYO R30_SHORT TOKYO LAND CMA LAT CMA LON CMA CAT CMA WIND CMA PRES HKO LAT HKO LON HKO CAT HKO WIND HKO PRES DS824 LAT DS824 LON DS824 STAGE DS824 WIND TD9636 LAT TD9636 LON TD9636 STAGE TD9636 WIND STORM SPEED STORM DIR
Year degrees north degrees east kts mb km km degrees north degrees east kts 1 degrees north degrees east 1 kts mb nmile nmile 1 degrees north degrees east 1 kts mb degrees north degrees east kts mb degrees north degrees east kts degrees north degrees east kts kts degrees
1978 WP MM 1978-08-28 06:00:00 TS 26.80 150.80 1361 1300 O________OO___ jtwc_wp WP171978 26.80 150.80 20 -1 26.80 150.80 TC 20 26.80 150.80 1 20 11 330
1978 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 27.28 150.49 1300 1248 P________PP___ WP171978 27.28 150.49 22 -1 27.28 150.49 TC 22 27.27 150.50 1 22 10 330
1978 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 27.68 150.23 1008 tokyo 1248 1210 OO_______OO___ jtwc_wp WP171978 27.70 150.20 25 -1 27.50 150.50 2 1008 0 0 0 27.70 150.20 TC 25 27.70 150.20 1 25 9 329
1978 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 28.02 150.00 1210 1173 PP_______PP___ WP171978 28.02 149.94 25 -1 27.91 150.41 2 1007 0 0 28.02 149.94 TC 25 28.06 149.90 1 25 7 329
1978 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 28.32 149.80 1006 tokyo 1173 1136 OO_______OP___ jtwc_wp WP171978 28.30 149.70 25 -1 28.30 150.30 2 1006 0 0 0 28.30 149.70 TC 25 28.36 149.62 1 25 7 330
1978 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 28.63 149.60 1136 1099 PP_______PP___ WP171978 28.60 149.43 25 -1 28.67 150.16 2 1005 0 0 28.60 149.43 TC 25 28.63 149.38 1 25 7 329
1978 WP MM 1978-08-29 00:00:00 TS 28.93 149.37 1004 tokyo 1099 1062 OOOO_____OO___ jtwc_wp WP171978 28.90 149.20 25 -1 29.00 150.00 2 1004 0 0 0 29.00 149.00 1 23 1004 29.00 149.30 TD 30 1004 28.90 149.20 TC 25 28.90 149.20 1 25 7 331
1978 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 29.22 149.23 1062 1038 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 29.20 149.05 25 -1 29.26 149.82 2 1002 0 0 29.29 149.03 1 23 1002 29.24 149.23 TD 30 1002 29.20 149.05 TC 25 29.20 149.08 1 26 6 342
1978 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 29.51 149.15 1000 tokyo 1038 1008 OOOO_____OP___ jtwc_wp WP171978 29.50 149.00 25 -1 29.50 149.60 2 1000 0 0 0 29.60 149.10 1 23 1000 29.50 149.20 TD 30 1000 29.50 149.00 TC 25 29.49 149.02 1 27 6 352
1978 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 29.81 149.13 1008 993 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 29.80 149.01 27 -1 29.74 149.25 2 999 0 0 29.96 149.26 1 26 1000 29.79 149.23 TD 30 999 29.80 149.01 TC 27 29.79 149.03 1 28 6 0
1978 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 30.12 149.18 998 tokyo 993 978 OOOO_____OO___ jtwc_wp WP171978 30.10 149.10 30 -1 30.00 149.00 2 998 0 0 0 30.30 149.50 1 29 1000 30.10 149.30 TD 30 998 30.10 149.10 TC 30 30.10 149.10 1 30 6 14
1978 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 30.42 149.31 979 972 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 30.39 149.23 32 -1 30.33 149.06 2 996 0 0 30.57 149.81 1 29 998 30.43 149.33 TD 30 997 30.39 149.23 TC 32 30.41 149.21 1 32 7 23
1978 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 30.74 149.50 994 tokyo 973 961 OOOO_____OP___ jtwc_wp WP171978 30.70 149.40 35 0 30.70 149.30 2 994 0 0 0 30.80 150.10 1 29 996 30.80 149.40 TD 30 996 30.70 149.40 TC 35 30.72 149.37 1 35 7 27
1978 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 31.07 149.70 962 956 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 31.04 149.59 37 0 31.10 149.59 2 993 0 0 31.02 150.23 1 33 994 31.20 149.58 TD 32 995 31.04 149.59 TC 37 31.05 149.58 1 37 8 26
1978 WP MM 1978-08-30 00:00:00 TS 31.43 149.90 40 992 tokyo 959 950 OOOO_____OO___ jtwc_wp WP171978 31.40 149.80 40 0 31.50 149.90 3 40 992 0 9 75 75 0 31.30 150.30 2 38 992 31.60 149.80 TS 35 994 31.40 149.80 TC 40 31.40 149.80 2 40 8 23
1978 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 31.81 150.07 953 940 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 31.79 149.99 40 0 31.83 150.11 3 40 991 0 9 75 75 31.72 150.39 2 38 991 31.95 149.94 TS 35 993 31.79 149.99 TC 40 31.78 149.99 2 41 8 21
1978 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 32.21 150.25 40 990 tokyo 940 937 OOOO_____OP___ jtwc_wp WP171978 32.20 150.20 40 0 32.20 150.30 3 40 990 0 9 75 75 0 32.20 150.50 2 38 990 32.30 150.10 TS 35 992 32.20 150.20 TC 40 32.18 150.20 2 42 9 22
1978 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 32.64 150.47 946 937 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 32.60 150.44 42 0 32.69 150.54 3 42 990 0 9 87 87 32.66 150.63 2 43 990 32.69 150.37 TS 37 991 32.60 150.44 TC 42 32.59 150.43 2 43 9 26
1978 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 33.07 150.73 45 990 tokyo 942 942 OOOO_____OO___ jtwc_wp WP171978 33.00 150.70 45 0 33.20 150.80 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 0 33.10 150.80 3 48 990 33.10 150.70 TS 40 990 33.00 150.70 TC 45 33.00 150.70 2 45 9 28
1978 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 33.46 150.99 953 953 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 33.40 150.98 47 0 33.61 151.02 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 33.46 151.02 3 48 990 33.51 151.04 TS 40 990 33.40 150.98 TC 47 33.36 150.92 2 46 9 31
1978 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 33.84 151.30 45 990 tokyo 970 968 OOOO_____OP___ jtwc_wp WP171978 33.80 151.30 50 0 34.00 151.30 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 0 33.80 151.30 3 48 990 33.90 151.40 TS 40 990 33.80 151.30 TC 50 33.73 151.19 2 47 9 36
1978 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 34.20 151.64 986 986 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 34.18 151.63 50 0 34.38 151.67 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 34.17 151.60 3 48 990 34.18 151.72 TS 40 990 34.18 151.63 TC 50 34.13 151.56 2 48 10 40
1978 WP MM 1978-08-31 00:00:00 TS 34.62 152.10 45 990 tokyo 1022 1022 OOOO_____OO___ jtwc_wp WP171978 34.60 152.10 50 0 34.80 152.20 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 0 34.60 152.00 3 48 990 34.50 152.10 TS 40 990 34.60 152.10 TC 50 34.60 152.10 2 50 12 44
1978 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 35.10 152.68 1054 1054 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 35.10 152.73 50 0 35.27 152.90 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 35.11 152.45 3 48 990 34.92 152.50 TS 40 990 35.10 152.73 TC 50 35.11 152.79 2 48 16 47
1978 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 35.68 153.51 45 990 tokyo 1078 1077 OOOO_____OP___ jtwc_wp WP171978 35.70 153.60 50 0 35.80 153.80 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 0 35.70 153.20 3 48 990 35.50 153.20 TS 40 990 35.70 153.60 TC 50 35.68 153.66 2 47 20 52
1978 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 36.33 154.62 1090 1082 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 36.35 154.69 47 0 36.34 154.78 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 36.32 154.45 3 48 990 36.26 154.39 TS 40 990 36.35 154.69 TC 47 36.34 154.73 2 46 24 55
1978 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 37.07 155.98 45 990 tokyo 1080 1070 OOOO_____OO___ jtwc_wp WP171978 37.10 156.00 45 0 37.00 156.00 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 0 37.00 156.00 3 48 990 37.10 155.90 TS 40 990 37.10 156.00 TC 45 37.10 156.00 2 45 27 55
1978 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 37.88 157.45 1071 1066 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 37.90 157.40 45 0 37.88 157.52 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 37.72 157.57 3 48 990 37.88 157.45 TS 40 990 37.90 157.40 TC 45 38.00 157.39 2 43 30 55
1978 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 38.76 159.09 45 990 tokyo 1075 1075 OOOO_____OP___ jtwc_wp WP171978 38.80 159.00 45 0 38.80 159.20 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 0 38.50 159.20 3 48 990 38.70 159.10 TS 40 990 38.80 159.00 TC 45 38.97 159.00 2 42 31 56
1978 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 39.62 160.81 1109 1108 PPPP_____PP___ WP171978 39.78 160.82 42 0 39.44 160.77 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 39.33 160.85 3 43 990 39.58 160.78 TS 40 990 39.78 160.82 TC 42 39.93 160.81 2 41 32 58
1978 WP MM 1978-09-01 00:00:00 TS 40.49 162.62 45 990 tokyo 1162 1162 OOOO_____OO___ jtwc_wp WP171978 40.80 162.80 40 0 40.30 162.50 3 45 990 0 9 100 100 0 40.20 162.50 2 38 990 40.50 162.50 TS 40 990 40.80 162.80 TC 40 40.80 162.80 2 40 33 57
1978 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 41.42 164.52 1180 1172 _PP_______P___ WP171978 -1 41.67 164.57 3 42 990 0 9 100 100 41.06 164.06 2 38 991 TS TC 41.51 164.93 2 36 56
1978 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 42.53 166.63 40 990 tokyo 1181 1180 _OO_______P___ -1 43.50 167.00 3 40 990 0 9 100 100 0 42.00 165.70 2 38 992 42.08 167.18 2 40 55
1978 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 43.75 168.98 1203 1198 _PP_______P___ -1 45.68 169.82 3 991 0 9 43.03 167.60 2 33 994 42.53 169.52 2 43 55
1978 WP MM 12:00:00 MX 45.00 171.53 992 tokyo 1218 _OO_______O___ -1 48.00 173.00 6 992 0 0 0 44.10 169.70 1 29 996 42.90 171.90 6 44 55