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Aerial Reconnaissance in the North Atlantic

Select a storm to view reconnaissance data for that system. To select data for a different year, select a year below the list of storms for the latest available year. This archive updates in real time.

North Atlantic Basin in 2018

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Named Storms

May 25 - May 28
Highest Flight Level Wind: 64 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 62 knots
Lowest MSLP: 991 mb
6 Missions

July 8
1 Mission

July 7 - July 10
Highest Flight Level Wind: 88 knots
Lowest MSLP: 980 mb
11 Missions


No available data.

Suspect Areas

No available data.

Non-Tasked Missions

Any mission that has not been tasked by the National Hurricane Center will appear in the archive at the link above. Research missions, including ones that are tropical, and winter missions will appear in this section of the archive.

Airborne Expendable Bathythermograph (AXBT) Data

Dropped from aircraft, once an AXBT is in the water this expendable instrument drops a sensor deep into the water column measuring water temperature at various depths.