Atlantic:

Tropical Cyclone Model & Best Track Archive for the North Atlantic in 1986

1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993


Select a storm to view model and best track data for that system. This database updates in real time.

Select a year for another year's data:

Return to: Current Storms Page | Main page of this archive

OTHER (NON TD)

< 34 kt (39 mph)

CLASSIFIED TD

< 34 kt (39 mph)

TS

34-63 kt

39-73 mph

CAT 1

64-82 kt

74-95 mph

CAT 2

83-95 kt

96-110 mph

CAT 3

96-112 kt

111-129 mph

CAT 4

113-136 kt

130-156 mph

CAT 5

> 136 kt

> 156 mph

Only named storms & depressions, from this year & basin, appear on the map. Paths contain the time the storm spent as an invest.
Tropical storm and hurricane track colors are based solely on the wind speed even if the development type is known. | Large Map
View the above map in Google Earth

Named Storms
Depressions

Tropical Storm Andrew (01L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 45 knots
June 5 - June 8


Hurricane Bonnie (02L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 75 knots
June 23 - June 28


Hurricane Charley (05L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 70 knots
August 13 - August 30


Tropical Storm Danielle (08L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 50 knots
September 7 - September 10


Hurricane Earl (09L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 90 knots
September 10 - September 20


Hurricane Frances (10L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 75 knots
November 18 - November 21




Tropical Depression Unnamed (03L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 30 knots
July 23 - July 28


Tropical Depression Unnamed (04L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 30 knots
August 4 - August 5


Tropical Depression Unnamed (06L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 30 knots
August 30 - September 4


Tropical Depression Unnamed (07L)
Highest Sustained Wind: 30 knots
September 1 - September 4




June
July
August
September
October
November
Andrew
Bonnie
03L
04L
Charley
06L
07L
Danielle
Earl
Frances

Please note that the level of development in the storm name and the highest sustained wind on this page reflect the highest levels achieved during the life of the storm as reported by the best track file for each storm. If a storm is currently active, the current winds and level of development as reported by the best track file are noted in blue. (For the latest wind information on an active storm, please visit the agency responsible for issuing forecasts in the particular basin you are looking at.) Winds on this page are 1 minute sustained.