La Pesca,Mexico's history with tropical systems
current weather

(br)=brush (ts)=Tropical Storm (bd)=Back Door,meaning coming from over land from opposite coast.Not all names are noted,also storms before 1950 were not named.Not every stat on every storm description is given(since 1871).

Years near or within core winds
23 times in 151 yrs end of 2022

Names from list above

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=13, 56.52% H=10, 43.48%

Longest gap between storms
17 years 1874-1892

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 6.57 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds for at least a few hours)
(8h)once every 18.88 years
Average years between major hurricane hits.(6)
once ev 25.17 years

Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts)

Statistically when this area should be affected next
before the end of 2026

Last affected by
2019 Sept 4th Tropical storm Fernand moves in just north with 50mph winds.

This areas hurricane past
1909 Aug 27th, 120mph from the ESE kills 1,500 mostly inland from flooding
1933 July 6th, 80mph from the ENE
1966 Oct 10th,hurricane Inez hits to the south with 120mph winds from the east. NHC Wallet
1970 ,Sept 12th Hurricane Ella hits with 125mph winds from the east, press 28.55. One reported gusts to 130mph,no deaths reported but rivers overflowed banks. NHC Wallet
1975 Aug 31st Hurricane Caroline hits with 115mph winds from the ESE. NHC Wallet
1977 Sept 2nd hurricane Anita hits as a cat 5, 170mph from the ENE, before landfall recon found a pressure of 27.35 & sustained winds of 170mph. NHC Wallet
1988 Sept 16th, hurricane Gilbert hits with 130mph winds from the ESE ,60,000 homes destroyed & 202 killed in surrounding areas of mexico.In La pesca the storm surge reached 2 miles inland.av model error
2010 June 30th,Hurricane Alex hits just north with 90mph winds while moving west & strengthening 947mb. track | Model History

Stat sources: NHC Track maps/hurdat2/cyclone reports Hurricane research division
Text Sources:(alp)....Divine Wind Kerry Emanuel.....Florida Hurricanes & Tropical Storms John M. Williams & Iver W.Duedall.....Florida's Hurricane History Jay Barnes.....Hurricane Almanac Bryan (calculations) Jim Williams.....Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States Rick Schwartz.....Hurricane Watch Dr. Bob Sheets & Jack Williams.....Inside the Hurricane Pete Davies..... Isaac's Storm Erik Larson..... Killer Cane Robert Mykle.....Lunatic Wind William Price Fox....Miami Herald newspaper(microfilm).....Path of destruction John McQuaid & Mark Schleifstein.....Sun sentinel newspaper(microfilm).....The Major Hurricanes to affect the Bahamas Wayne Neely.....The Ship & the Storm Jim many more.............
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