This article is from the Storms FAQ, by Chris Landsea email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
Typhoon Tip had gale force winds (15 m/s) which extended out for 1100
km in radius in the Northwest Pacific on 12 October, 1979 (Dunnavan and
Diercks 1980). Tropical Cyclone Tracy had gale force winds that only
extended 50 km radius when it struck Darwin, Australia, on 24 December,
1974 (Bureau of Meteorology 1977).