Tasmanian Extra Tropical Storm
The SMOS NRT wind product (only wind data with quality level equal to 0 and 1 are plotted) for the 4th January 2020. Evening passes. Notice the Extra Tropical Storm which developped south East of Tasmania
Blow up on the storm. To derive this image, SMOS wind were first spatially smooth using a 1/4°-half width gaussian filter and then color-contoured every 1 m/s.
Spatial Extent of the Gale force wind (black) and 50-kt winds (green) which is the area where the storm intensity exceed Beaufort 9