1979 Severe Tropical Storm GORDON (1979206N19132)


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Summary Information

Satellite image near maximum intensity
Storm ID 1979206N19132
Start Jul 25 06Z
Landfall Jul 29 06Z
Max Intensity 60 kt (Jul 28 00Z), 975 mb (Jul 28 12Z)
End Jul 31 06Z
ATCF IDs ,WP101979
Track status Best track data.

Storm track plot

Map of storm track

Intensity plots

Map of storm track

Radial wind information

Map of storm track

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
degrees north degrees east kts mb kts kts mb kts mb kts mb kts
WP 1979-07-25 06:00:00 TS 19.20 131.50 17 1004
WP 09:00:00 TS 18.99 131.20 20 1004
WP 12:00:00 TS 18.67 131.57 1002 15 1002 23 1004 15
WP 15:00:00 TS 18.74 131.33 17 1002 26 1004 17
WP 18:00:00 TS 18.88 131.09 1002 20 1002 29 1004 20
WP 21:00:00 TS 19.06 130.87 22 1002 29 1004 22
WP 1979-07-26 00:00:00 TS 19.30 130.60 1002 25 1002 29 1004 25
WP 03:00:00 TS 19.53 130.30 27 1001 29 1003 27
WP 06:00:00 TS 19.75 129.95 1000 30 1000 29 1002 25 1000 30
WP 09:00:00 TS 19.92 129.49 32 1000 29 1001 27 999 32
WP 12:00:00 TS 20.07 128.92 1000 35 1000 29 1000 30 999 35
WP 15:00:00 TS 20.19 128.29 37 999 29 999 30 998 37
WP 18:00:00 TS 20.30 127.62 998 40 998 29 998 30 998 40
WP 21:00:00 TS 20.40 126.91 40 996 33 997 30 995 40
WP 1979-07-27 00:00:00 TS 20.48 126.24 35 994 40 35 994 38 996 30 993 40
WP 03:00:00 TS 20.54 125.73 42 35 993 38 995 32 991 42
WP 06:00:00 TS 20.60 125.26 35 992 45 35 992 38 994 35 989 45
WP 09:00:00 TS 20.72 124.73 47 37 991 43 992 35 989 47
WP 12:00:00 TS 20.82 124.16 40 990 50 40 990 48 990 35 989 50
WP 15:00:00 TS 20.85 123.52 52 42 987 48 990 37 986 52
WP 18:00:00 TS 20.86 122.88 45 985 55 45 985 48 990 40 984 55
WP 21:00:00 TS 20.86 122.29 57 47 982 48 987 42 982 57
WP 1979-07-28 00:00:00 TS 20.92 121.76 50 980 60 50 980 48 985 45 981 60
WP 03:00:00 TS 21.07 121.29 60 50 980 53 982 47 979 60
WP 06:00:00 TS 21.32 120.88 50 980 60 50 980 58 980 50 978 60
WP 09:00:00 TS 21.65 120.53 57 52 977 58 977 55 976 57
WP 12:00:00 TS 22.00 120.10 55 975 55 55 975 58 975 60 975 55
WP 15:00:00 TS 22.28 119.46 52 55 975 58 977 57 977 52
WP 18:00:00 TS 22.50 118.74 55 975 50 55 975 58 980 55 979 50
WP 21:00:00 TS 22.65 118.07 50 55 977 58 980 55 981 50
WP 1979-07-29 00:00:00 TS 22.76 117.42 55 980 50 55 980 58 980 55 983 50
WP 03:00:00 TS 22.90 116.82 47 50 982 58 980 52 985 47
WP 06:00:00 TS 22.99 116.24 45 985 45 45 985 58 980 50 988 45
WP 09:00:00 TS 22.98 115.64 32 988 48 985 42 989 32
WP 12:00:00 TS 22.92 115.08 992 20 992 38 990 35 991 20
WP 15:00:00 TS 22.85 114.62 993 33 992 30 991
WP 18:00:00 TS 22.83 114.18 994 994 29 995 25 992
WP 21:00:00 TS 22.89 113.89 996 24 995
WP 1979-07-30 00:00:00 TS 23.00 113.50 998 998 19 996
WP 03:00:00 TS 23.04 112.87 998 18 996
WP 06:00:00 TS 23.04 112.00 998 998 17 996
WP 09:00:00 TS 23.00 110.89 998 17 996
WP 12:00:00 TS 23.04 109.82 998 998 17 996
WP 15:00:00 TS 23.42 109.20 998
WP 18:00:00 TS 24.00 108.80 998 998
WP 21:00:00 TS 24.55 108.78 999
WP 1979-07-31 00:00:00 TS 25.00 108.70 1000 1000
WP 03:00:00 TS 25.22 108.12 1000
WP 06:00:00 TS 25.30 107.20 1000 1000

Source Information

Agency Information
USA bwp101979.txt
TOKYO bst_all.txt:Line=28152:GORDON:7908
CMA CH1979BST.txt:Storm=12:Gordon
HKO tc-besttrack-data-current.txt:Line=12948:GORDON
NEWDELHI
REUNION
BOM
NADI
WELLINGTON
DS824 w_npac.dat:950:GORDON
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 WIND USA SSHS TOKYO LAT TOKYO LON TOKYO GRADE TOKYO WIND TOKYO PRES TOKYO R50_DIR TOKYO R50_LONG TOKYO R50_SHORT 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 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 nmile nmile 1 degrees north degrees east 1 kts mb degrees north degrees east kts mb degrees north degrees east kts kts degrees
1979 WP MM 1979-07-25 06:00:00 TS 19.20 131.50 961 922 __O___________ -1 19.20 131.50 0 17 1004 7 234
1979 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 18.99 131.20 922 916 __P___________ -1 18.99 131.20 0 20 1004 5 172
1979 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 18.67 131.57 1002 tokyo 937 911 OOO______O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 18.80 132.70 15 -1 17.70 131.30 2 1002 0 0 0 18.90 130.90 1 23 1004 18.80 132.70 TC 15 3 153
1979 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 18.74 131.33 911 900 PPP______P____ WP101979 18.87 132.07 17 -1 17.96 131.25 2 1002 0 0 19.01 130.62 1 26 1004 18.87 132.07 TC 17 5 295
1979 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 18.88 131.09 1002 tokyo 907 897 OOO______O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 19.00 131.50 20 -1 18.20 131.20 2 1002 0 0 0 19.20 130.40 1 29 1004 19.00 131.50 TC 20 5 307
1979 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 19.06 130.87 904 879 PPP______P____ WP101979 19.23 131.03 22 -1 18.43 131.14 2 1002 0 0 19.35 130.28 1 29 1004 19.23 131.03 TC 22 6 312
1979 WP MM 1979-07-26 00:00:00 TS 19.30 130.60 1002 tokyo 879 850 OOO______O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 19.50 130.60 25 -1 18.70 131.00 2 1002 0 0 0 19.50 130.20 1 29 1004 19.50 130.60 TC 25 7 311
1979 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 19.53 130.30 850 822 PPP______P____ WP101979 19.71 130.16 27 -1 19.04 130.77 2 1001 0 0 19.66 130.09 1 29 1003 19.71 130.16 TC 27 8 306
1979 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 19.75 129.95 1000 tokyo 822 774 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 19.90 129.70 30 -1 19.40 130.40 2 1000 0 0 0 19.80 129.90 1 29 1002 19.70 130.40 TD 25 1000 19.90 129.70 TC 30 9 297
1979 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 19.92 129.49 774 725 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 20.06 129.22 32 -1 19.73 129.85 2 1000 0 0 19.91 129.58 1 29 1001 19.79 129.64 TD 27 999 20.06 129.22 TC 32 10 288
1979 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 20.07 128.92 1000 tokyo 718 661 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 20.20 128.70 35 0 20.00 129.20 2 1000 0 0 0 20.00 129.10 1 29 1000 19.90 128.90 TD 30 999 20.20 128.70 TC 35 12 283
1979 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 20.19 128.29 661 605 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 20.31 128.12 37 0 20.17 128.58 2 999 0 0 20.11 128.45 1 29 999 20.04 128.18 TD 30 998 20.31 128.12 TC 37 12 281
1979 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 20.30 127.62 998 tokyo 595 531 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 20.40 127.50 40 0 20.30 127.90 2 998 0 0 0 20.20 127.70 1 29 998 20.20 127.50 TD 30 998 20.40 127.50 TC 40 13 279
1979 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 20.40 126.91 531 480 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 20.46 126.83 40 0 20.47 127.09 2 996 0 0 20.25 126.97 1 33 997 20.36 126.82 TD 30 995 20.46 126.83 TC 40 13 278
1979 WP MM 1979-07-27 00:00:00 TS 20.48 126.24 35 994 tokyo 471 435 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 20.50 126.20 40 0 20.60 126.30 3 35 994 0 9 100 100 0 20.30 126.30 2 38 996 20.50 126.20 TD 30 993 20.50 126.20 TC 40 11 277
1979 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 20.54 125.73 426 399 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 20.54 125.73 42 0 20.66 125.71 3 35 993 0 9 125 125 20.37 125.78 2 38 995 20.57 125.68 TD 32 991 20.54 125.73 TC 42 9 277
1979 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 20.60 125.26 35 992 tokyo 399 367 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 20.60 125.30 45 0 20.70 125.20 3 35 992 0 9 150 150 0 20.50 125.30 2 38 994 20.60 125.20 TS 35 989 20.60 125.30 TC 45 10 281
1979 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 20.72 124.73 359 334 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 20.71 124.79 47 0 20.80 124.65 3 37 991 0 9 150 150 20.76 124.72 2 43 992 20.61 124.71 TS 35 989 20.71 124.79 TC 47 11 282
1979 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 20.82 124.16 40 990 tokyo 334 300 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 20.80 124.20 50 0 20.90 124.10 3 40 990 0 9 150 150 0 21.00 124.10 3 48 990 20.60 124.20 TS 35 989 20.80 124.20 TC 50 11 277
1979 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 20.85 123.52 291 235 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 20.81 123.50 52 0 20.96 123.56 3 42 987 0 9 150 150 21.09 123.43 3 48 990 20.60 123.61 TS 37 986 20.81 123.50 TC 52 12 272
1979 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 20.86 122.88 45 985 tokyo 235 183 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 20.80 122.80 55 0 21.00 123.00 3 45 985 0 9 150 150 0 21.10 122.80 3 48 990 20.60 123.00 TS 40 984 20.80 122.80 TC 55 12 271
1979 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 20.86 122.29 183 145 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 20.82 122.21 57 0 21.04 122.38 3 47 982 0 9 150 125 21.09 122.26 3 48 987 20.55 122.38 TS 42 982 20.82 122.21 TC 57 10 273
1979 WP MM 1979-07-28 00:00:00 TS 20.92 121.76 50 980 tokyo 145 98 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 20.90 121.70 60 0 21.10 121.80 4 50 980 0 8 150 100 0 21.10 121.80 3 48 985 20.60 121.80 TS 45 981 20.90 121.70 TC 60 10 283
1979 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 21.07 121.29 98 67 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 21.05 121.22 60 0 21.21 121.38 4 50 980 0 8 150 100 21.15 121.40 3 53 982 20.90 121.26 TS 47 979 21.05 121.22 TC 60 9 296
1979 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 21.32 120.88 50 980 tokyo 67 35 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 21.30 120.80 60 0 21.40 121.00 4 50 980 0 8 150 100 0 21.30 121.00 3 58 980 21.30 120.80 STS 50 978 21.30 120.80 TC 60 9 309
1979 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 21.65 120.53 30 30 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 21.64 120.48 57 0 21.68 120.58 4 52 977 0 8 150 110 21.63 120.55 3 58 977 21.66 120.54 STS 55 976 21.64 120.48 TC 57 10 313
1979 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 22.00 120.10 55 975 tokyo 59 54 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 22.00 120.10 55 0 22.00 120.10 4 55 975 9 50 50 7 150 120 0 22.00 120.00 3 58 975 22.00 120.20 STS 60 975 22.00 120.10 TC 55 12 303
1979 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 22.28 119.46 85 85 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 22.29 119.50 52 0 22.28 119.55 4 55 975 9 50 50 7 135 90 22.27 119.30 3 58 977 22.28 119.45 STS 57 977 22.29 119.50 TC 52 14 292
1979 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 22.50 118.74 55 975 tokyo 157 133 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 22.50 118.80 50 0 22.50 118.90 4 55 975 9 50 50 2 120 60 0 22.50 118.60 3 58 980 22.50 118.60 STS 55 979 22.50 118.80 TC 50 13 286
1979 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 22.65 118.07 133 88 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 22.61 118.11 50 0 22.62 118.14 4 55 977 9 50 50 2 120 60 22.74 118.08 3 58 980 22.68 117.90 STS 55 981 22.61 118.11 TC 50 12 282
1979 WP MM 1979-07-29 00:00:00 TS 22.76 117.42 55 980 tokyo 83 30 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 22.70 117.40 50 0 22.70 117.40 4 55 980 9 50 50 2 120 60 0 22.90 117.60 3 58 980 22.80 117.30 STS 55 983 22.70 117.40 TC 50 12 282
1979 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 22.90 116.82 30 0 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 22.91 116.69 47 0 22.86 116.84 4 50 982 9 2 120 45 22.94 117.06 3 58 980 22.86 116.80 STS 52 985 22.91 116.69 TC 47 11 282
1979 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 22.99 116.24 45 985 tokyo 0 0 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 23.10 116.00 45 0 23.00 116.30 3 45 985 0 3 120 30 0 22.90 116.50 3 58 980 22.90 116.30 STS 50 988 23.10 116.00 TC 45 11 274
1979 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 22.98 115.64 0 0 PPPP_____P____ WP101979 23.15 115.34 32 -1 23.02 115.64 3 988 0 3 22.81 115.94 3 48 985 22.95 115.65 STS 42 989 23.15 115.34 TC 32 11 266
1979 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 22.92 115.08 992 tokyo 0 0 OOOO_____O____ jtwc_wp WP101979 23.10 114.70 20 -1 23.00 115.00 2 992 0 0 0 22.70 115.40 2 38 990 23.00 115.00 TS 35 991 23.10 114.70 TC 20 9 262
1979 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 22.85 114.62 0 0 _PPP__________ WP101979 -1 22.99 114.44 2 993 0 0 22.61 114.88 2 33 992 23.05 114.46 TS 30 991 TC 8 264
1979 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 22.83 114.18 994 tokyo 0 0 _OOO__________ -1 23.00 114.00 2 994 0 0 0 22.60 114.40 1 29 995 23.10 114.00 TD 25 992 7 273
1979 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 22.89 113.89 0 0 _PP___________ -1 23.06 113.79 2 996 0 0 22.73 113.99 1 24 995 TD 6 285
1979 WP MM 1979-07-30 00:00:00 TS 23.00 113.50 998 tokyo 0 0 _OO___________ -1 23.10 113.50 2 998 0 0 0 22.90 113.50 0 19 996 9 279
1979 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 23.04 112.87 0 0 _PP___________ -1 23.06 112.87 2 998 0 0 23.01 112.87 0 18 996 14 272
1979 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 23.04 112.00 998 tokyo 0 0 _OO___________ -1 23.00 112.00 2 998 0 0 0 23.10 112.00 0 17 996 18 269
1979 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 23.00 110.89 0 0 _PP___________ -1 22.92 110.92 2 998 0 0 23.16 110.84 0 17 996 20 270
1979 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 23.04 109.82 998 tokyo 0 0 _OO___________ -1 23.00 109.90 2 998 0 0 0 23.20 109.50 0 17 996 16 285
1979 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 23.42 109.20 0 0 _P____________ -1 23.42 109.20 2 998 0 0 0 13 316
1979 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 24.00 108.80 998 tokyo 0 0 _O____________ -1 24.00 108.80 2 998 0 0 0 12 341
1979 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 24.55 108.78 0 0 _P____________ -1 24.55 108.78 2 999 0 0 10 355
1979 WP MM 1979-07-31 00:00:00 TS 25.00 108.70 1000 tokyo 0 0 _O____________ -1 25.00 108.70 2 1000 0 0 0 9 318
1979 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 25.22 108.12 0 0 _P____________ -1 25.22 108.12 2 1000 0 0 14 282
1979 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 25.30 107.20 1000 tokyo 0 _O____________ -1 25.30 107.20 2 1000 0 0 0 17 275