Hurricane Charley

Hurricane Charley
  • Credit:

    Image provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE.

The SeaWiFS instrument onboard the OrbView-2 satellite captured this true-color image of Tropical Storm Bonnie in the Gulf of Mexico and Hurricane Charley in the Caribbean Sea on August 11 at 2:00 PM EDT. At the time this image was taken Bonnie had maximum sustained winds of 65 mph while Charley had just reached hurricane strength with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. Both storms are expected to impact Florida over the next 48 hours.

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  • Data Date:

    August 11, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    August 11, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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