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1978 Major Hurricane HECTOR (1978203N13260)


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Summary Information

Satellite image near maximum intensity
Storm ID 1978203N13260
Start Jul 22 00Z
Max Intensity 120 kt (Jul 25 06Z)
End Jul 29 18Z
ATCF IDs EP081978
Track status Best track data.

Storm track plot

Map of storm track

Intensity plots

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Radial wind information

No radial wind information for this storm


Position and Intensity Table

BASIN ISO_TIME_________ NATURE LAT LON WMO WIND USA WIND DS824 WIND TD9636 WIND
degrees north degrees east kts kts kts kts
EP 1978-07-22 00:00:00 TS 13.40 -100.20 30 30 30 30
EP 03:00:00 TS 13.54 -100.45 32 32 32
EP 06:00:00 TS 13.72 -100.70 35 35 35 35
EP 09:00:00 TS 13.95 -100.94 37 37 37
EP 12:00:00 TS 14.20 -101.20 40 40 40 40
EP 15:00:00 TS 14.41 -101.49 45 45 45
EP 18:00:00 TS 14.60 -101.80 50 50 50 50
EP 21:00:00 TS 14.76 -102.14 55 55 55
EP 1978-07-23 00:00:00 TS 14.90 -102.50 60 60 60 60
EP 03:00:00 TS 15.01 -102.89 60 60 61
EP 06:00:00 TS 15.11 -103.30 60 60 60 62
EP 09:00:00 TS 15.21 -103.71 62 62 63
EP 12:00:00 TS 15.30 -104.10 65 65 65 65
EP 15:00:00 TS 15.41 -104.45 67 67 66
EP 18:00:00 TS 15.47 -104.81 70 70 70 67
EP 21:00:00 TS 15.44 -105.19 70 70 68
EP 1978-07-24 00:00:00 TS 15.40 -105.60 70 70 70 70
EP 03:00:00 TS 15.43 -106.03 70 70 70
EP 06:00:00 TS 15.50 -106.50 70 70 70 70
EP 09:00:00 TS 15.53 -106.98 70 70 70
EP 12:00:00 TS 15.60 -107.50 70 70 70 70
EP 15:00:00 TS 15.74 -108.08 75 75 78
EP 18:00:00 TS 15.88 -108.69 80 80 80 87
EP 21:00:00 TS 15.94 -109.30 92 92 96
EP 1978-07-25 00:00:00 TS 16.00 -109.90 105 105 105 105
EP 03:00:00 TS 16.08 -110.51 112 112 108
EP 06:00:00 TS 16.19 -111.10 120 120 120 112
EP 09:00:00 TS 16.31 -111.67 120 120 116
EP 12:00:00 TS 16.50 -112.20 120 120 120 120
EP 15:00:00 TS 16.81 -112.71 120 120 117
EP 18:00:00 TS 17.20 -113.18 120 120 120 115
EP 21:00:00 TS 17.62 -113.58 115 115 112
EP 1978-07-26 00:00:00 TS 18.00 -114.00 110 110 110 110
EP 03:00:00 TS 18.28 -114.53 105 105 106
EP 06:00:00 TS 18.51 -115.10 100 100 100 102
EP 09:00:00 TS 18.74 -115.68 97 97 98
EP 12:00:00 TS 19.00 -116.20 95 95 95 95
EP 15:00:00 TS 19.39 -116.58 92 92 90
EP 18:00:00 TS 19.75 -116.95 90 90 90 85
EP 21:00:00 TS 19.91 -117.47 82 82 80
EP 1978-07-27 00:00:00 TS 20.00 -118.00 75 75 75 75
EP 03:00:00 TS 20.10 -118.42 72 72 75
EP 06:00:00 TS 20.20 -118.80 70 70 70 75
EP 09:00:00 TS 20.28 -119.20 72 72 75
EP 12:00:00 TS 20.40 -119.60 75 75 75 75
EP 15:00:00 TS 20.63 -119.95 67 67 70
EP 18:00:00 TS 20.91 -120.35 60 60 60 65
EP 21:00:00 TS 21.22 -120.91 57 57 60
EP 1978-07-28 00:00:00 TS 21.50 -121.50 55 55 55 55
EP 03:00:00 TS 21.68 -122.06 52 52 53
EP 06:00:00 TS 21.80 -122.49 50 50 50 52
EP 09:00:00 TS 21.91 -122.57 50 50 51
EP 12:00:00 TS 22.00 -122.80 50 50 50 50
EP 15:00:00 TS 22.06 -123.72 47 47 45
EP 18:00:00 TS 22.12 -124.79 45 45 45 40
EP 21:00:00 TS 22.25 -125.50 37 37 35
EP 1978-07-29 00:00:00 TS 22.40 -126.10 30 30 30 30
EP 03:00:00 TS 22.50 -126.76 30 30 30
EP 06:00:00 TS 22.61 -127.43 30 30 30 30
EP 09:00:00 TS 22.78 -128.12 30 30 30
EP 12:00:00 TS 23.00 -128.80 30 30 30 30
EP 15:00:00 TS 23.25 -129.42 27 27
EP 18:00:00 TS 23.50 -130.00 25 25 25

Source Information

Agency Information
USA hurdat2-nepac-1949-2019-042320.txt:Line=7450:HECTOR
TOKYO
CMA
HKO
NEWDELHI
REUNION
BOM
NADI
WELLINGTON
DS824 e_npac.dat:338:HECTOR
TD9636 cons_worldwide_trop_cyclone_18710101-19891231-002:Line=3857
TD9635
NEUMANN
MLC

All available IBTrACS Data

SEASON BASIN SUBBASIN ISO_TIME_________ NATURE LAT LON WMO WIND WMO AGENCY DIST2LAND LANDFALL IFLAG USA AGENCY USA ATCF_ID USA LAT USA LON USA STATUS USA WIND USA SSHS 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 km km degrees north degrees east kts 1 degrees north degrees east kts degrees north degrees east kts kts degrees
1978 EP MM 1978-07-22 00:00:00 TS 13.40 -100.20 30 hurdat_epa 367 362 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 13.40 -100.20 TD 30 -1 13.40 -100.20 TC 30 13.40 -100.20 1 30 6 300
1978 EP MM 03:00:00 TS 13.54 -100.45 366 349 P________PP___ EP081978 13.53 -100.45 TD 32 -1 13.53 -100.45 TC 32 13.60 -100.44 1 32 6 304
1978 EP MM 06:00:00 TS 13.72 -100.70 35 hurdat_epa 352 334 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 13.70 -100.70 TS 35 0 13.70 -100.70 TC 35 13.80 -100.68 1 35 6 311
1978 EP MM 09:00:00 TS 13.95 -100.94 328 322 P________PP___ EP081978 13.94 -100.94 TS 37 0 13.94 -100.94 TC 37 14.00 -100.93 1 37 7 314
1978 EP MM 12:00:00 TS 14.20 -101.20 40 hurdat_epa 322 315 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 14.20 -101.20 TS 40 0 14.20 -101.20 TC 40 14.20 -101.20 2 40 7 311
1978 EP MM 15:00:00 TS 14.41 -101.49 320 306 P________PP___ EP081978 14.41 -101.49 TS 45 0 14.41 -101.49 TC 45 14.39 -101.49 2 45 7 304
1978 EP MM 18:00:00 TS 14.60 -101.80 50 hurdat_epa 310 299 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 14.60 -101.80 TS 50 0 14.60 -101.80 TC 50 14.58 -101.81 2 50 7 299
1978 EP MM 21:00:00 TS 14.76 -102.14 299 299 P________PP___ EP081978 14.76 -102.14 TS 55 0 14.76 -102.14 TC 55 14.75 -102.14 2 55 7 294
1978 EP MM 1978-07-23 00:00:00 TS 14.90 -102.50 60 hurdat_epa 307 307 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 14.90 -102.50 TS 60 0 14.90 -102.50 TC 60 14.90 -102.50 2 60 8 289
1978 EP MM 03:00:00 TS 15.01 -102.89 321 319 P________PP___ EP081978 15.01 -102.89 TS 60 0 15.01 -102.89 TC 60 15.03 -102.88 2 61 8 285
1978 EP MM 06:00:00 TS 15.11 -103.30 60 hurdat_epa 331 327 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 15.10 -103.30 TS 60 0 15.10 -103.30 TC 60 15.15 -103.29 2 62 8 284
1978 EP MM 09:00:00 TS 15.21 -103.71 334 330 P________PP___ EP081978 15.20 -103.71 TS 62 0 15.20 -103.71 TC 62 15.23 -103.70 2 63 8 284
1978 EP MM 12:00:00 TS 15.30 -104.10 65 hurdat_epa 338 334 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 15.30 -104.10 HU 65 1 15.30 -104.10 TC 65 15.30 -104.10 4 65 7 285
1978 EP MM 15:00:00 TS 15.41 -104.45 341 334 P________PP___ EP081978 15.42 -104.45 HU 67 1 15.42 -104.45 TC 67 15.34 -104.47 4 66 7 284
1978 EP MM 18:00:00 TS 15.47 -104.81 70 hurdat_epa 342 342 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 15.50 -104.80 HU 70 1 15.50 -104.80 TC 70 15.36 -104.83 4 67 7 273
1978 EP MM 21:00:00 TS 15.44 -105.19 371 371 P________PP___ EP081978 15.46 -105.19 HU 70 1 15.46 -105.19 TC 70 15.38 -105.20 4 68 8 265
1978 EP MM 1978-07-24 00:00:00 TS 15.40 -105.60 70 hurdat_epa 394 394 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 15.40 -105.60 HU 70 1 15.40 -105.60 TC 70 15.40 -105.60 4 70 8 270
1978 EP MM 03:00:00 TS 15.43 -106.03 419 419 P________PP___ EP081978 15.43 -106.03 HU 70 1 15.43 -106.03 TC 70 15.43 -106.03 4 70 9 276
1978 EP MM 06:00:00 TS 15.50 -106.50 70 hurdat_epa 447 447 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 15.50 -106.50 HU 70 1 15.50 -106.50 TC 70 15.48 -106.48 4 70 9 276
1978 EP MM 09:00:00 TS 15.53 -106.98 475 470 P________PP___ EP081978 15.53 -106.98 HU 70 1 15.53 -106.98 TC 70 15.53 -106.97 4 70 10 276
1978 EP MM 12:00:00 TS 15.60 -107.50 70 hurdat_epa 494 494 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 15.60 -107.50 HU 70 1 15.60 -107.50 TC 70 15.60 -107.50 4 70 11 281
1978 EP MM 15:00:00 TS 15.74 -108.08 525 516 P________PP___ EP081978 15.75 -108.08 HU 75 1 15.75 -108.08 TC 75 15.68 -108.07 4 78 12 283
1978 EP MM 18:00:00 TS 15.88 -108.69 80 hurdat_epa 554 554 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 15.90 -108.70 HU 80 1 15.90 -108.70 TC 80 15.78 -108.67 4 87 12 280
1978 EP MM 21:00:00 TS 15.94 -109.30 600 599 P________PP___ EP081978 15.96 -109.30 HU 92 2 15.96 -109.30 TC 92 15.88 -109.29 4 96 12 276
1978 EP MM 1978-07-25 00:00:00 TS 16.00 -109.90 105 hurdat_epa 639 639 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 16.00 -109.90 HU 105 3 16.00 -109.90 TC 105 16.00 -109.90 4 105 12 277
1978 EP MM 03:00:00 TS 16.08 -110.51 681 681 P________PP___ EP081978 16.08 -110.51 HU 112 3 16.08 -110.51 TC 112 16.08 -110.50 4 108 12 280
1978 EP MM 06:00:00 TS 16.19 -111.10 120 hurdat_epa 727 727 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 16.20 -111.10 HU 120 4 16.20 -111.10 TC 120 16.17 -111.10 4 112 11 281
1978 EP MM 09:00:00 TS 16.31 -111.67 759 748 P________PP___ EP081978 16.31 -111.67 HU 120 4 16.31 -111.67 TC 120 16.30 -111.67 4 116 11 286
1978 EP MM 12:00:00 TS 16.50 -112.20 120 hurdat_epa 751 734 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 16.50 -112.20 HU 120 4 16.50 -112.20 TC 120 16.50 -112.20 4 120 11 297
1978 EP MM 15:00:00 TS 16.81 -112.71 738 714 P________PP___ EP081978 16.81 -112.72 HU 120 4 16.81 -112.72 TC 120 16.82 -112.67 4 117 12 307
1978 EP MM 18:00:00 TS 17.20 -113.18 120 hurdat_epa 719 696 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 17.20 -113.20 HU 120 4 17.20 -113.20 TC 120 17.21 -113.11 4 115 12 314
1978 EP MM 21:00:00 TS 17.62 -113.58 701 682 P________PP___ EP081978 17.61 -113.59 HU 115 4 17.61 -113.59 TC 115 17.62 -113.54 4 112 11 316
1978 EP MM 1978-07-26 00:00:00 TS 18.00 -114.00 110 hurdat_epa 688 685 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 18.00 -114.00 HU 110 3 18.00 -114.00 TC 110 18.00 -114.00 4 110 11 306
1978 EP MM 03:00:00 TS 18.28 -114.53 695 695 P________PP___ EP081978 18.27 -114.53 HU 105 3 18.27 -114.53 TC 105 18.29 -114.54 4 106 12 296
1978 EP MM 06:00:00 TS 18.51 -115.10 100 hurdat_epa 723 723 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 18.50 -115.10 HU 100 3 18.50 -115.10 TC 100 18.54 -115.10 4 102 12 293
1978 EP MM 09:00:00 TS 18.74 -115.68 755 748 P________PP___ EP081978 18.73 -115.68 HU 97 3 18.73 -115.68 TC 97 18.77 -115.66 4 98 12 295
1978 EP MM 12:00:00 TS 19.00 -116.20 95 hurdat_epa 764 752 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 19.00 -116.20 HU 95 2 19.00 -116.20 TC 95 19.00 -116.20 4 95 11 308
1978 EP MM 15:00:00 TS 19.39 -116.58 752 739 P________PP___ EP081978 19.42 -116.55 HU 92 2 19.42 -116.55 TC 92 19.27 -116.69 4 90 10 317
1978 EP MM 18:00:00 TS 19.75 -116.95 90 hurdat_epa 745 744 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 19.80 -116.90 HU 90 2 19.80 -116.90 TC 90 19.54 -117.14 4 85 10 302
1978 EP MM 21:00:00 TS 19.91 -117.47 772 772 P________PP___ EP081978 19.95 -117.44 HU 82 1 19.95 -117.44 TC 82 19.79 -117.58 4 80 10 284
1978 EP MM 1978-07-27 00:00:00 TS 20.00 -118.00 75 hurdat_epa 801 801 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 20.00 -118.00 HU 75 1 20.00 -118.00 TC 75 20.00 -118.00 4 75 9 282
1978 EP MM 03:00:00 TS 20.10 -118.42 825 825 P________PP___ EP081978 20.10 -118.42 HU 72 1 20.10 -118.42 TC 72 20.11 -118.40 4 75 8 285
1978 EP MM 06:00:00 TS 20.20 -118.80 70 hurdat_epa 850 850 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 20.20 -118.80 HU 70 1 20.20 -118.80 TC 70 20.19 -118.79 4 75 8 283
1978 EP MM 09:00:00 TS 20.28 -119.20 876 876 P________PP___ EP081978 20.28 -119.21 HU 72 1 20.28 -119.21 TC 72 20.27 -119.19 4 75 8 285
1978 EP MM 12:00:00 TS 20.40 -119.60 75 hurdat_epa 904 904 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 20.40 -119.60 HU 75 1 20.40 -119.60 TC 75 20.40 -119.60 4 75 8 296
1978 EP MM 15:00:00 TS 20.63 -119.95 927 919 P________PP___ EP081978 20.62 -119.92 HU 67 1 20.62 -119.92 TC 67 20.65 -120.08 4 70 9 306
1978 EP MM 18:00:00 TS 20.91 -120.35 60 hurdat_epa 930 921 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 20.90 -120.30 TS 60 0 20.90 -120.30 TC 60 20.94 -120.57 4 65 11 304
1978 EP MM 21:00:00 TS 21.22 -120.91 939 937 P________PP___ EP081978 21.22 -120.87 TS 57 0 21.22 -120.87 TC 57 21.24 -121.05 4 60 12 299
1978 EP MM 1978-07-28 00:00:00 TS 21.50 -121.50 55 hurdat_epa 954 954 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 21.50 -121.50 TS 55 0 21.50 -121.50 TC 55 21.50 -121.50 2 55 12 293
1978 EP MM 03:00:00 TS 21.68 -122.06 981 981 P________PP___ EP081978 21.68 -122.13 TS 52 0 21.68 -122.13 TC 52 21.67 -121.79 2 53 10 288
1978 EP MM 06:00:00 TS 21.80 -122.49 50 hurdat_epa 1003 995 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 21.80 -122.60 TS 50 0 21.80 -122.60 TC 50 21.80 -122.05 2 52 5 296
1978 EP MM 09:00:00 TS 21.91 -122.57 1003 995 P________PP___ EP081978 21.91 -122.63 TS 50 0 21.91 -122.63 TC 50 21.90 -122.36 2 51 4 305
1978 EP MM 12:00:00 TS 22.00 -122.80 50 hurdat_epa 1011 1011 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 22.00 -122.80 TS 50 0 22.00 -122.80 TC 50 22.00 -122.80 2 50 11 278
1978 EP MM 15:00:00 TS 22.06 -123.72 1076 1076 P________PP___ EP081978 22.04 -123.78 TS 47 0 22.04 -123.78 TC 47 22.10 -123.51 2 45 18 274
1978 EP MM 18:00:00 TS 22.12 -124.79 45 hurdat_epa 1168 1168 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 22.10 -124.90 TS 45 0 22.10 -124.90 TC 45 22.20 -124.35 2 40 17 277
1978 EP MM 21:00:00 TS 22.25 -125.50 1216 1216 P________PP___ EP081978 22.24 -125.56 TS 37 0 22.24 -125.56 TC 37 22.29 -125.24 2 35 12 283
1978 EP MM 1978-07-29 00:00:00 TS 22.40 -126.10 30 hurdat_epa 1263 1263 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 22.40 -126.10 TD 30 -1 22.40 -126.10 TC 30 22.40 -126.10 1 30 12 282
1978 EP MM 03:00:00 TS 22.50 -126.76 1320 1320 P________PP___ EP081978 22.49 -126.74 TD 30 -1 22.49 -126.74 TC 30 22.53 -126.87 1 30 12 280
1978 EP MM 06:00:00 TS 22.61 -127.43 30 hurdat_epa 1370 1370 O________OP___ hurdat_epa EP081978 22.60 -127.40 TD 30 -1 22.60 -127.40 TC 30 22.68 -127.56 1 30 13 283
1978 EP MM 09:00:00 TS 22.78 -128.12 1424 1424 P________PP___ EP081978 22.78 -128.11 TD 30 -1 22.78 -128.11 TC 30 22.84 -128.19 1 30 13 287
1978 EP MM 12:00:00 TS 23.00 -128.80 30 hurdat_epa 1480 1480 O________OO___ hurdat_epa EP081978 23.00 -128.80 TD 30 -1 23.00 -128.80 TC 30 23.00 -128.80 1 30 13 291
1978 EP MM 15:00:00 TS 23.25 -129.42 1519 1515 P________P____ EP081978 23.25 -129.42 TD 27 -1 23.25 -129.42 TC 27 1 12 294
1978 EP MM 18:00:00 TS 23.50 -130.00 25 hurdat_epa 1525 O________O____ hurdat_epa EP081978 23.50 -130.00 TD 25 -1 23.50 -130.00 TC 25 1 12 296