Tropical Weather

Atlantic Basin / Carribean Islands and Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Cyclone Names for the Atlantic Basin
No active storms.

Eastern North Pacific Basin

Tropical Cyclone Names for the Eastern Pacific Basin
NHC Eastern North Pacific Wallet 5 - Tropical Storm Irwin (EP102017)
...IRWIN DRIFTING WESTWARD...
Location: 14.9°N 124.3°W
Max sustained: 60 mph
Moving: W at 2 mph
Min pressure: 1000 mb

Issued at 200 PM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

Category Pressure Wind Speed Storm Surge
Tropical Depression < 39 mph
(< 62 km/h)
Tropical Storm 39 – 73 mph
(63 – 118 km/h)
1 > 980 mb 74 – 95 mph
(119 – 153 km/h)
4 – 5 ft
(1.2 – 1.5 m)
2 965 – 980 mb 96 – 110 mph
(154 – 177 km/h)
6 – 8 ft
(1.6 – 2.4 m)
3 945 – 965 mb 111 – 130 mph
(178 – 209 km/h)
9 – 12 ft
(2.5 – 3.6 m)
4 920 – 945 mb 131 – 155 mph
(210 – 249 km/h)
13 – 18 ft
(3.7 – 5.4 m)
5 < 920 mb 155+ mph
(250+ km/h)
> 18 ft
(> 5.4 m)

 

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