Tropical Cyclones


Unless otherwise noted, the real-time data on this page are provided in the public domain by NOAA, the National Weather Service, the National Hurricane Center, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center, and the U.S. Navy/U.S. Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Plots of active tropical cyclone tracks are courtesy of Dr. Brian McNoldy at the Univ. of Miami. The images below are clickable, and you will be directed to a larger or animated version of the image or to the original source for more information.

Disclaimer: The information provided in this page is for general situational awareness and amateur forecasting purposes only and should not supersede the information provided by local officials during life-or-death situations. Reload this page for the latest updates.





QUICK LINKS: Situational Awareness: Western Hemisphere | Situational Awareness: Eastern Hemisphere | Global Satellite Reconnaissance | Tropical Cyclogenesis Potential | Ocean Thermodynamics | In-Situ Observations | Numerical Model Guidance




Situational Awareness: Western Hemisphere


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Active Tropical Disturbances & Cyclones
Tracking maps courtesy of Dr. Brian McNoldy.

 

Central Pacific Infrared

East Pacific Infrared

North Atlantic Infrared

 

Central Pacific Outlook

East Pacific Outlook

North Atlantic Outlook


Loop: 18 hours

Corresponding text product: EPAC Discussion

Corresponding text product: NATL Discussion

IMPORTANT NOTE: For North Atlantic and East Pacific text and graphical products, including the latest official advisories, watches, and warnings, please visit the National Hurricane Center and read their product descriptions. For Central Pacific products (between 180° and 140°W), please visit the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. Active western hemisphere tropical cyclones are featured below, including satellite floaters and official forecast tracks, with the most significant cyclone listed first. Tropical disturbances (“Invests”) with a strong potential for development may be featured below as well. For a complete list of active satellite floaters, refer to the NOAA/NESDIS Floaters page and the Navy/NRL Tropical Cyclones page. The following satellite floaters and forecast tracks (if any) will automatically update each time you refresh the page. However, there may be a slight lag in updating the red header text (name) if the storm recently changed status. When in doubt, please visit the National Hurricane Center page directly.

 

Western Hemisphere… All Clear

 

 

 




Situational Awareness: Eastern Hemisphere


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Active Tropical Disturbances & Cyclones
Tracking maps courtesy of Dr. Brian McNoldy.

 

Northeast Indian Infrared

Northwest Pacific Infrared

The western edge of the Northeast Indian and Southeast Indian satellite loops are distorted because those regions are in the western edge of the MTSAT satellite field-of-view. For full Indian Ocean satellite projections, please see the Global Satellite Reconnaissance section below.

Southeast Indian Infrared

Southwest Pacific Infrared

 

Indian Ocean Cyclones & Suspect Areas


Corresponding text product: Sig. Tropical Weather Advisory (Indian Ocean)

Pacific Ocean Cyclones & Suspect Areas


Corresponding text product: Sig. Tropical Weather Advisory (Pacific Ocean)


IMPORTANT NOTE: For more text and graphical products, including the latest official forecasts and warnings, please visit the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) and read their product FAQ. Although JTWC products are in the public domain, they are intended for U.S. Government use only. For international interests, please consult your relevant national weather agency or WMO Regional Specialized Meteorological Center. Active eastern hemisphere tropical cyclones are featured below, including satellite floaters and official forecast tracks, with the most significant cyclone listed first. Tropical disturbances (“Invests”) with a strong potential for development may be featured below as well. For a complete list of active satellite floaters, refer to the NOAA/NESDIS Floaters page and the Navy/NRL Tropical Cyclones page. The following satellite floaters and forecast tracks (if any) will automatically update each time you refresh the page. However, there may be a slight lag in updating the red header text (name) if the storm recently changed status. When in doubt, please visit the Joint Typhoon Warning Center page directly.

 

 

Eastern Hemisphere… All Clear

 

 

 




Global Satellite Reconnaissance

 

Infrared Satellite Mosaic

Image updated every 3 hours. Source: Navy/NRL NEXSAT

5-Day IR Loop | Water Vapor | Visible | Convective Cloud Top Heights
 

Total Precipitable Water

MIMIC TPW derived from SSMI/SSMIS/TMI. Click on animation for links to regional sectors. Source: CIMSS

 

North Atlantic Multispectral


Other North Atlantic channels: Water Vapor | Visible | Multispectral | SSM/I (85 GHz) | AMSU (89 GHz) | TRMM (37 GHz) | TRMM (85 GHz)
CIMSS: Upper-Level Winds | Lower-Level Winds | Vertical Shear | Vertical Shear Tendency | 850 mb Vorticity | Upper-Level Divergence
 

East Pacific Multispectral


Other Northeast Pacific channels: Water Vapor | Visible | Multispectral | SSM/I (85 GHz) | AMSU (89 GHz) | TRMM (37 GHz) | TRMM (85 GHz)
CIMSS: Upper-Level Winds | Lower-Level Winds | Vertical Shear | Vertical Shear Tendency | 850 mb Vorticity | Upper-Level Divergence
 

Northwest Pacific Multispectral


Other Northwest Pacific channels: Water Vapor | Visible | Multispectral | SSM/I (85 GHz) | AMSU (89 GHz) | TRMM (37 GHz) | TRMM (85 GHz)
CIMSS: Upper-Level Winds | Lower-Level Winds | Vertical Shear | Vertical Shear Tendency | 850 mb Vorticity | Upper-Level Divergence
 

Southwest Pacific Infrared


Other Southwest Pacific channels: Water Vapor | Visible
CIMSS: Upper-Level Winds | Lower-Level Winds | Vertical Shear | Vertical Shear Tendency | 850 mb Vorticity | Upper-Level Divergence
 

Indian Ocean Infrared

Indian Ocean satellite imagery courtesy of CIMSS.

Other Indian Ocean channels: Water Vapor
CIMSS: Upper-Level Winds | Lower-Level Winds | Vertical Shear | Vertical Shear Tendency | 850 mb Vorticity | Upper-Level Divergence
 

Southeast Indian Ocean Infrared


Other Southeast Indian Ocean channels: Water Vapor
CIMSS: Upper-Level Winds | Lower-Level Winds | Vertical Shear | Vertical Shear Tendency | 850 mb Vorticity | Upper-Level Divergence

 

Other Satellite Imagery & Derived Products

CIMSS Tropical Cyclones
Scatterometer Winds: OSCAT | ASCAT (METOP-A) | ASCAT (METOP-B) | WindSAT | SSM/I
Naval Research Laboratory: Tropical Cyclones and NEXSAT
CIRA RAMMB Tropical Cyclones
National Hurricane Center Satellite Page
NOAA GOES Server
Micronesia Satellite Sectors
NASA/NOAA GOES Project Science




Tropical Cyclogenesis Potential

 

0-24 hr TC Formation Probabilities

24-48 hr TC Formation Probabilities

More information: NOAA CIRA/RAMMB Tropical Cyclone Formation Probability Guidance

 

TMPA Rain Rates, GFS 850 mb vorticity, and GFS 200 mb winds

Courtesy of Dr. Michael Ventrice.

Eastern Pacific


Loop: Last 7 days + Forecast

Atlantic


Loop: Last 7 days + Forecast

Indian Ocean


Loop: Last 7 days + Forecast

Western Pacific


Loop: Last 7 days + Forecast

Other tropical cyclogenesis model fields: NOAA WxMap2 TCgen (Dr. Michael Fiorino)
Experimental one-month lead tropical cyclone occurrence: Probability of a Tropical Cyclone (Dr. Paul Roundy)




Ocean Thermodynamics

 

Sea Surface Temperature







Depth of 26°C Isotherm







Maps courtesy of NOAA AOML.
More SST maps available at NOAA OSPO.




In-Situ Observations

 

Upper-Air Soundings

Click on station in map below for sounding. Courtesy of Oklahoma Weather Lab.
Note: This is an experimental BETA product, so not all stations are clickable, and the data feed may not be completely reliable. Use at your discretion.

World Soundings
Jan Mayen, Norway Bjornoya, Norway Bodo Vi, Norway Orland Iii, Norway Ekofisk, Norway Stavanger/Sola, Norway Lulea/Kallax, Sweden Sundvall-Harnlsand Flygplats, Sweden Goteborg/Landvetter, Sweden Visby Aerologiska Station, Sweden Sodankyla, Finland Jokioinen, Finland Lerwick, United Kingdom Nottingham Weather Centre, United Kingdom Camborne, United Kingdom Herstmonceux, United Kingdom Valentia Observatory, Ireland Keflavikurflugvollur, Iceland Egedesminde, Greenland Narsarsuaq, Greenland Danmarkshavn, Greenland Scoresbysund, Greenland Tasiilaq, Greenland Thorshavn, Denmark De Bilt, Netherlands Beauvechain, Belgium Payerne, Switzerland Brest, France Trappes, France Bordeaux/Merignac, France Nimes/Courbessac, France Ajaccio, France La Coruna, Spain Santander, Spain Zaragoza/Aeropuerto, Spain Madrid/Barajas, Spain Murcia, Spain Schleswig, Germany Norderney, Germany Greifswald, Germany Bergen, Germany Lindenberg, Germany Essen, Germany Meiningen, Germany Idar-Oberstein, Germany Kuemmersruck, Germany Muenchen-Oberschleissheim, Germany Wien/Hohe Warte, Austria Praha-Libus, Czech Republic Poprad/Ganovce, Slovakia Leba, Poland Legionowo, Poland Wroclaw I, Poland Budapest/Lorinc, Hungary Szeged, Hungary Zagreb/Maksimir, Croatia Bucuresti/Imh, Romania Udine/Campoformido, Italy Milano/Linate, Italy S. Pietro Capofiume Molinella Bologna , Italy Pratica Di Mare, Italy Brindisi, Italy Trapani/Birgi, Italy Decimomannu, Italy Thessaloniki Airport , Greece Heraklion Airport , Greece Samsun, Turkey Istanbul/Goztepe, Turkey Ankara/Central, Turkey Izmir, Turkey Isparta, Turkey Adana, Turkey Murmansk, Russia Kandalaksa, Russia Sojna, Russia Kem'- Port, Russia Petrozavodsk, Russia Kargopol, Russia Nar'Jan-Mar, Russia St. Peterburg, Russia Bologoe, Russia Velikie Luki, Russia Smolensk, Russia Kirov, Russia Niznij Novgorod, Russia Kazan, Russia Moskva, Russia Suhinici, Russia Rjazan, Russia Penza, Russia Samara Bezencuk , Russia Gomel', Belarus Shepetivka, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine L'Viv, Ukraine Odesa, Ukraine Kursk, Russia Voronez, Russia Saratov, Russia Kalac, Russia Kharkiv, Ukraine Rostov-Na-Donu, Russia Divnoe, Russia Orenburg, Russia Aktjubinsk, Kazakhstan Karaganda, Kazakhstan Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan Atyray, Kazakhstan Pavlodar, Kazakhstan Yerevan, Armenia Zhambyl, Kazakhstan Bet Dagan, Israel Tabuk, Saudi Arabia King Khaled International Airport, Saudi Arabia Kuwait Internationalairport, Kuwait Jeddah King Abdul Aziz International Airport , Saudi Arabia Abha, Saudi Arabia Abu Dhabi International Airport, United Arab Emirates Dhaka, Bangladesh New Delhi/Safdarjung, India M. O. Ranchi, India Madras/Minambakkam, India Thiruvananthapuram, India Muren, Mongolia Ulaan-Baator, Mongolia Dalanzadgad, Mongolia King's Park, Hong Kong Sokcho, Korea, South Osan Ab, Korea, South Pohang, Korea, South Kwangju Ab, Korea, South Cheju Upper/Radar, Korea, South Wakkanai, Japan Sapporo, Japan Kushiro, Japan Misawa Ab, Japan Akita, Japan Wajima, Japan Tateno, Japan Hachijojima, Japan Hamamatsu Ab, Japan Matsue, Japan Shionomisaki, Japan Fukuoka, Japan Kagoshima, Japan Naze, Japan Ishigakijima, Japan Minamidaitojima, Japan Chichijima, Japan Minamitorishima, Japan Chiang Mai, Thailand Ha Noi, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam Casablanca, Morocco Dar-El-Beida, Algeria Bechar, Algeria Tamanrasset, Algeria Niamey-Aero, Niger Mersa Matruh, Egypt El Arish, Egypt Helwan, Egypt Asswan, Egypt Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire Antananarivo/Ivato, Madagascar Upington, Up-Apt, South Africa Cape Town, Cape Town International Airport, South Africa Kotzebue, Ralph Wien Memorial AirportAK, United States Nome, Nome AirportAK, United States Bethel, Bethel AirportAK, United States McGrath, McGrath AirportAK, United States Fairbanks, Fairbanks International AirportAK, United States Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International AirportAK, United States St. Paul Island, St. Paul Island AirportAK, United States Cold Bay, Cold Bay AirportAK, United States King Salmon, King Salmon AirportAK, United States Kodiak, Kodiak AirportAK, United States YakutatAK, United States Annette, Annette Island AirportAK, United States Shemya, Eareckson AFBAK, United States Norman Wells, N. W. T., Canada Hall Beach, N. W. T., Canada Alert, N. W. T., Canada Port Hardy, B. C., Canada Edmonton Stony Plain Alta., Canada Kelowna Airport, Canada Sable Island, N. S., Canada Yarmouth, N. S., Canada Maniwaki, Que., Canada St. Lawrence, Nfld., Canada Sept-Iles, Que., Canada Stephenville, Nfld., Canada Goose, Nfld., Canada La Grande Iv, Que., Canada Moosonee, Ont., Canada Pickle Lake, Ont., Canada The Pas, Man., Canada Kuujjuaq, Que., Canada Inukjuak, Que, Canada Iqaluit, N. W. T., Canada Churchill, Man., Canada Coral Harbour, N. W. T., Canada Eureka, N. W. T., Canada Resolute, N. W. T., Canada Cambridge Bay, N. W. T., Canada Baker Lake, N. W. T., Canada Fort Smith, N. W. T., Canada Fort Nelson, B. C., Canada Inuvik, N. W. T., Canada Whitehorse, Y. T., Canada Key West, Key West International AirportFL, United States Miami, Miami International AirportFL, United States Jacksonville, Jacksonville International AirportFL, United States Charleston, Charleston Air Force BaseSC, United States Tampa Bay AreaFL, United States Tallahassee, Tallahassee Regional AirportFL, United States Peachtree City, Ga.GA, United States Shelby Country Airport, Al.AL, United States SlidellLA, United States Jackson, Jackson International AirportMS, United States Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional AirportLA, United States Shreveport, Shreveport Regional AirportLA, United States Fort WorthTX, United States Brownsville, Brownsville/South Padre Island International AirportTX, United States Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi International AirportTX, United States Del Rio, Del Rio International AirportTX, United States Midland, Midland International AirportTX, United States Tucson, Tucson International AirportAZ, United States San Diego, Miramar MCAS/Mitscher Field AirportCA, United States NewportNC, United States Greensboro, Piedmont Triad International AirportNC, United States Blacksburg, Va.VA, United States Nashville, Nashville International AirportTN, United States North Little Rock, North Little Rock AirportAR, United States Norman/Max WestheimerOK, United States Amarillo, Amarillo International AirportTX, United States Santa TeresaNM, United States Albuquerque, Albuquerque International AirportNM, United States Flagstaff, Az.AZ, United States Wallops Island, Wallops Flight Facility AirportVA, United States Washington DC, Washington-Dulles International AirportVA, United States Wilmington, Oh.OH, United States Springfield, Springfield Regional AirportMO, United States Dodge City, Dodge City Regional AirportKS, United States Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal AirportKS, United States Denver/Stapleton International, Co.CO, United States Grand Junction, Walker FieldCO, United States Reno, Nv.NV, United States Oakland, Metro Oakland International AirportCA, United States Upton, Ny.NY, United States Albany, Albany International AirportNY, United States Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh International AirportPA, United States Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International AirportNY, United States ValleyNE, United States North Platte, North Platte Regional AirportNE, United States Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City International AirportUT, United States Elko, Nv.NV, United States Medford, Rogue Valley International AirportOR, United States White Lake, Mi.MI, United States Gaylord, Mi.MI, United States Green Bay, Austin Straubel International AirportWI, United States Chanhaussen, Mn.MN, United States Aberdeen, Aberdeen Regional AirportSD, United States Rapid City, Rapid City Regional AirportSD, United States Riverton, Riverton Regional AirportWY, United States Boise, Boise Air TerminalID, United States Salem, McNary FieldOR, United States Caribou, Caribou Municipal AirportME, United States International Falls, Falls International AirportMN, United States Bismarck, Bismarck Municipal AirportND, United States Glasgow, Glasgow International AirportMT, United States Great Falls, Mt.MT, United States Spokane, Wa.WA, United States Quillayute, Quillayute State AirportWA, United States Gray, Me.ME, United States Davenport, Ia.IA, United States ChathamMA, United States Lincoln, Il.IL, United States University De Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Chih., Mexico Colonia Juan Carras-Co Mazatlan, Sin., Mexico Cancun, Mexico Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico Merida/lic Manuel Crecencio, Mexico Aerop. Internacionalmexico, D. F., Mexico Hacienda Ylang Ylangveracruz, Ver., Mexico San Juan/Int., Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Cayenne/Rochambeau, French Guiana Boa Vista, Boa Vista Intl , Brazil Macapa-Aeroporto, Brazil Belem Aeroporto , Brazil Manaus Aeroporto , Brazil Fernando De Noronha, Brazil Natal Aeroporto, Brazil Brasilia Aeroporto , Brazil Confis Intnl Airport, Brazil Galeao, Brazil Marte Civ/Mil , Brazil Curitiba Aeroporto , Brazil Porto Alegre Aero-Porto , Brazil Resistencia Aero., Argentina Cordoba Aerodrome, Argentina Santa Rosa Aerodrome, Argentina Comodoro Rivadavia Aerodrome, Argentina Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica Syowa, Antarctica Davis, Antarctica Casey, Antarctica Dumont D'Urville, Antarctica McMurdo, Antarctica Lihue, Lihue AirportHI, United States Agana, Guam International AirportGU, United States Hilo, Hilo International AirportHI, United States Weno Island, Chuuk Int. Airp., Micronesia, Federated States of Pohnpei Island, Pohnpei Int. Airp., Micronesia, Federated States of Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands Int. Airp., Marshall Islands Babelthuap Island, Babelthuap/Koror Airport, Palau Yap Island, Yap Int. Airp., Micronesia, Federated States of Noumea Nlle-Caledonie , New Caledonia Funafuti, Tuvalu Nandi, Fiji Pago Pago/Int. Airport, United States Minor Outlying Islands Rarotonga, Cook Islands Atuona, French Polynesia Tahiti-Faaa, French Polynesia Paraparaumu Aerodrome, New Zealand Invercargill Aerodrome, New Zealand Darwin Airport, Australia Gove Airport, Australia Broome Airport, Australia Townsville Amo, Australia Willis Island, Australia Learmonth Airport, Australia Alice Springs Aerodrome, Australia Meekatharra Airport, Australia Giles, Australia Charleville Airport, Australia Brisbane Airport M. O, Australia Belmont Perth Airport , Australia Kalgoorlie Boulder Amo, Australia Esperance, Australia Woomera Aerodrome, Australia Adelaide Airport, Australia Williamtown Aerodrome, Australia Melbourne Airport, Australia Wagga Airport, Australia Hobart Airport, Australia Lord Howe Island, Australia Norfolk Island Airport, Australia Macquarie Island, Australia Moree Mo, Australia Brunei Airport, Brunei Kuching, Malaysia Bintulu, Malaysia Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Tawau, Malaysia Cocos Island Airport, Christmas Island

For a full listing of global radiosonde sites, including some in the Pacific not included in this map: Oklahoma Weather Lab International Soundings
Other global upper-air radiosonde soundings: University of Wyoming – Soundings
GOES satellite-derived soundings across the NE Pacific, CONUS, and NW Atlantic: NOAA/NESDIS GOES Soundings

 

Other In-Situ Observations

Global surface observations: University of Wyoming – Surface
Live North Atlantic aircraft reconnaissance data: TropicalAtlantic.com




Numerical Model Guidance

 

Global Model Fields

NOAA WxMap2 (Dr. Michael Fiorino)
Penn State e-Wall: Tropical Page
Univ. at Albany Global Forecasting Maps (Kyle Griffin)
Univ. at Albany North Atlantic Maps (Alan Brammer)
NCEP Model Analysis & Guidance
FSU Cyclone Phase Space (Dr. Bob Hart)
Equatorial Waves/MJO/Monsoons/Tropical Oscillations (Dr. Michael Ventrice)
ECMWF Deterministic Forecasts

 

Tropical Cyclone Track Guidance

NCAR Tropical Cyclone Guidance Project (Dr. Jonathan Vigh)
UW-Milwaukee Hurricane Forecast Model Output (NATL only)
Experimental Tropical Cyclone Tracker Plots (NOAA ESRL/GSD)
NOAA HFIP Experimental Products