Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - February 2009


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South Indian Basin

Gael
Tropical Storm Gael Satellite Image
Gael Track
Tropical Storm Gael Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Gael
Cyclogenesis Date 02/02
Cyclolysis Date 02/10
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 4
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 138 mph (120 kt or 222 km/h)
Min Pressure 930 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 18.2388 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Hinda
Tropical Storm Hinda Satellite Image
Hinda Track
Tropical Storm Hinda Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Hinda
Cyclogenesis Date 02/21
Cyclolysis Date 02/24
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 69 mph (60 kt or 111 km/h)
Min Pressure 976 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.8713 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Australian Basin

Freddy
Tropical Storm Freddy Satellite Image


Australian Scale Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Australian Scale Color Legend
Freddy Track
Tropical Storm Freddy Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Freddy
Cyclogenesis Date 02/07
Cyclolysis Date 02/09
Highest Australian Category Cat 2
Maximum Gust 130 km/h
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 63 mph (55 kt or 101 km/h)
Min Pressure 983 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 2.2344 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


South Pacific Basin

Innis
Tropical Storm Innis Satellite Image
Innis Track
Tropical Storm Innis Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Innis
Cyclogenesis Date 02/17
Cyclolysis Date 02/18
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 40 mph (35 kt or 65 km/h)
Min Pressure 990 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) .8575 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Citing This Report

NOAA National Climatic Data Center, State of the Climate: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms for February 2009, published online March 2009, retrieved on December 21, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones/2009/2.