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NOAA > NWS > CPHC Home Page > Annual Archives > 1996
The 1996 Central Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season

August 13 - 14, 1996 (TROPICAL DEPRESSION SEVENTEEN-W)

Tropical Depresion SEVENTEEN-W formed in the Northwest Pacific on August 13 (Hawaiian Standard Time) near 30.2N 177.9E or approximately 270 nautical miles northwest of Midway Island. It formed near a cutoff low pressure area. A large blocking high pressure area was located over the North Central Pacific. The depression moved east and crossed into the CPHC's area on the morning of August 14. It came within 90 miles of Midway Island and soon dissipated. The final advisory was issued during the afternoon on August 14. Gusty winds and showers were reported in the vicinity of Midway Island and Kure Atoll for several days. The automatic remote collector at Midway Island reported a peak wind of 35 knots and approximately two and a half inches of rain.

1996: Tropical Depression Seventeen-W
Date/Time
(UTC)
Latitude
(N)
Longitude
(W)
Pressure
(mb)
Wind Speed
(kt)
Stage/Notes
08/14/0000 30.2 177.9 30 Tropical Depression
08/14/1200 29.7 179.4 25 "
08/14/1800 29.3 178.6 25 "
08/15/0000 29.3 178.3 25 "

September 15 - 20, 1996 (TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE-C)

Tropical Depression ONE-C began as a tropical disturbance near 10N 140W on September 14, 1996. Located near 13N 143W, it was classified as a tropical depression on September 15, 1996. The depression moved toward the west northwest until September 17, 1996, when it changed to a westerly track. On September 19, 1996, the storm resumed a west northwest track.

Tropical Depression ONE-C reached its peak intensity of 30 knots on September 16, 1996. It maintained this intensity until it began to weaken on September 19, 1996. The final advisory was issued on September 20, 1996.

1996: Tropical Depression One-C
Date/Time
(UTC)
Latitude
(N)
Longitude
(W)
Pressure
(mb)
Wind Speed
(kt)
Stage/Notes
09/16/0000 12.8 143.4 30 Tropical Depression
09/16/0600 13.0 144.3 25 "
09/16/1200 13.4 145.2 25 "
09/16/1800 13.4 146.3 30 "
09/17/0000 13.9 147.0 30 "
09/17/0600 14.0 147.5 30 "
09/17/1200 14.3 148.1 30 "
09/17/1800 14.6 148.6 30 "
09/18/0000 14.8 149.7 30 "
09/18/0600 14.6 150.7 30 "
09/18/1200 14.3 151.7 30 "
09/18/1800 14.3 152.8 30 "
09/19/0000 14.4 154.0 30 "
09/19/0600 14.6 155.2 30 "
09/19/1200 14.9 156.7 30 "
09/19/1800 14.9 157.8 30 "
09/20/0000 15.0 159.1 30 "
09/20/0600 15.3 160.4 25 "
09/20/1200 15.7 161.6 25 "
09/20/1800 16.4 162.6 25 "