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NDBC is adding additional data to its .drift file format on or about August 17. For more info, see the Drift File Format Change Notice.

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Distance is entered as nautical miles or kilometers depending on whether you choose Imperial or Metric.

(e.g. 30.5N   or   30 30 0 N   or   30 30 N)

(e.g. 90W   or   90 0 0 W   or   90 0 W)

  

       


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27 observations from 08/17/2022 0900 GMT to 08/17/2022 1026 GMT

ID      T1 TIME    LAT     LON DIST HDG WDIR  WSPD   GST  WVHT   DPD   APD MWD   PRES  PTDY  ATMP  WTMP  DEWP   VIS  TCC  TIDE  S1HT  S1PD  S1DIR  S2HT  S2PD  S2DIR   Ice   Sea      SwH      SwP     SwD     WWH    WWP    WWD      STEEPNESS
           (GMT)                 nm  °T   °T   kts   kts    ft   sec   sec  °T     in    in    °F    °F    °F   nmi  8th    ft    ft   sec     °T    ft   sec     °T   Acc   Ice       ft      sec              ft    sec     
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42056    B 1000  19.82  -84.95    0   0   60   7.8  11.7     -     -     -   -      -     -  83.8  85.6  74.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1000  20.40  -86.60   99 291    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.90 -0.04  83.1     -  79.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1000  21.40  -85.80  106 333    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.96 -0.01  81.9     -  78.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1000  20.80  -86.70  115 301    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.96 -0.01  81.1     -  73.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1000  19.80  -87.20  127 270    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.94 -0.03  82.6     -  75.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1000  18.20  -87.40  170 235    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.26 -0.04  82.4     -  63.1     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1000  23.10  -85.40  198 353    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.96 -0.01  83.1     -  77.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1000  16.30  -86.10  221 197    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.88 -0.01  77.9     -  74.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1000  23.30  -83.00  235  27    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.94 -0.00  82.6     -  75.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    9 observations reported for 1000 GMT

ID      T1 TIME    LAT     LON DIST HDG WDIR  WSPD   GST  WVHT   DPD   APD MWD   PRES  PTDY  ATMP  WTMP  DEWP   VIS  TCC  TIDE  S1HT  S1PD  S1DIR  S2HT  S2PD  S2DIR   Ice   Sea      SwH      SwP     SwD     WWH    WWP    WWD      STEEPNESS
           (GMT)                 nm  °T   °T   kts   kts    ft   sec   sec  °T     in    in    °F    °F    °F   nmi  8th    ft    ft   sec     °T    ft   sec     °T   Acc   Ice       ft      sec              ft    sec     
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42056    B 0950  19.82  -84.95    0   0   60   7.8  11.7     -     -     -   -      -     -  83.8     -  74.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
42056    B 0940  19.82  -84.95    0   0   50   9.7  11.7     -     -     -   -      -     -  83.8  85.6  74.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
42056    B 0930  19.82  -84.95    0   0   50   7.8  11.7     -     -     -   -      -     -  83.8  85.6  74.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
42056    B 0920  19.82  -84.95    0   0   60   7.8   9.7     -     -     -   -      -     -  83.8  85.6  74.1     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
42056    B 0910  19.82  -84.95    0   0   60   7.8  11.7     -     -     -   -      -     -  84.0  85.6  74.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
42056    B 0900  19.82  -84.95    0   0   60   7.8  11.7     -     -     -   -      -     -  83.8  85.6  74.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  20.00  -85.40   28 293   50   9.9     -   1.6  10.0     -   -  30.03 +0.00  82.4  82.4  77.5     5    4     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  20.70  -86.50  102 301    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.91 -0.03  83.5     -  79.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  21.00  -86.60  117 308    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.96 -0.02  81.5     -  73.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  21.70  -85.60  119 342    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.95 -0.02  82.8     -  79.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  19.50  -87.20  129 262    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.95 -0.04  82.8     -  76.1     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  18.00  -87.30  172 231    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.28 -0.02  82.6     -  63.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  22.90  -85.60  188 349    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.95 -0.01  83.3     -  77.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  16.50  -86.00  208 197    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.89 -0.04  77.4     -  74.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  23.20  -83.30  223  24    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.94 -0.01  81.9     -  74.1     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  17.00  -87.70  231 223    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.87 -0.04  79.0     -  77.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  23.70  -84.00  239  13  140   6.0     -     -     -     -   -  29.96     -  83.7  86.5  73.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0900  19.10  -80.70  244  99    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.96 -0.03  81.5     -  79.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    18 observations reported for 0900 GMT

1 B = Buoy, C = C-MAN Station, D = Drifting Buoy, S = Ship, O = Other

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