Hurricane Research Division
Introduction to Surface Wind Analysis
Introduction to Gridded Surface Wind Analysis


Please select a Real-time Storm Wind Analysis Year


Please select a Post Storm Wind Analysis Year


By clicking on a year listed above you may select from that year's list of storms. You will see which analyses have been produced. For each analysis time you may select the wind analysis itself, the data set on which is was based, or, where available, the gridded field of that analysis.


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  1. Real-time wind analysis:
    1. Analyses that are created at the actual time when the tropical cyclone is occurring. These analyses use data that are transmitted in real-time.
  2. Post storm wind analysis:
    1. Analysis that are created after the tropical cyclone has occurred. These analyses will contain data transmitted in real-time as well as post processed data.