Hurricanes and Tropical Storms - March 2011


NCEI added Alaska climate divisions to its nClimDiv dataset on Friday, March 6, 2015, coincident with the release of the February 2015 monthly monitoring report. For more information on this data, please visit the Alaska Climate Divisions FAQ.


Note: This report catalogs recent tropical cyclones and places each basin's tropical cyclone activity in a climate-scale context. It is not updated in real time. Users seeking real time status and forecasts of tropical cyclones should visit The National Hurricane Center.

South Indian Basin

Cherono Track
Tropical Storm Cherono Forecast Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Cherono
Cyclogenesis Date 03/17
Cyclolysis Date 03/19
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 52 mph (45 kt or 83 km/h)
Min Pressure 992 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.7288 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds)
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

South Pacific Basin

Bune
Tropical Storm Bune Satellite Image
Bune Track
Tropical Storm Bune Forecast Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Bune
Cyclogenesis Date 03/23
Cyclolysis Date 03/29
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 1
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 86 mph (75 kt or 139 km/h)
Min Pressure 970 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 8.0750 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 Centers for Environmental Information, State of the Climate: Hurricanes and Tropical Storms for March 2011, published online April 2011, retrieved on August 31, 2015 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones/201103.