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Gustav Wind Analyses

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The Wind Analyses on this website are research products created by NOAA's Hurricane Research Division of AOML. For official National Weather Service products go to the NWS website.
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H*Wind analyses are based on actual wind measurements collected in the storm over a 4-6 hour period. The geographic domain, time window, weighting and smoothing are carefully chosen to result in a wind field product representative of the storm intensity at the time of the analysis. Since it is impossible for observations to completely cover an entire storm, there is a chance that a small portion of the storm containing the highest winds was not sampled. Read More

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Wind Swaths

The following maximum sustained wind swaths for Gustav are preliminary results and will be subject to further modifications as new data become available. Furthermore in addition to maximum wind, the Shapefiles contain steadiness and duration.
in M/S in MPH in Knots
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