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Observations - Radial Search

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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25 observations from 08/11/2022 1400 GMT to 08/11/2022 1533 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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VENF1    C 1500  27.07  -82.45   36 326  180     9     9     -     -     -   -  30.12 +0.03  84.6  87.3  74.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    1 observations reported for 1500 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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FMRF1    O 1454  26.65  -81.87   12  66  120   5.1   8.0     -     -     -   -  30.09     -  86.4  85.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FMRF1    O 1448  26.65  -81.87   12  66  130   6.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  30.09     -  86.4  85.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FMRF1    O 1442  26.65  -81.87   12  66  110   4.1   7.0     -     -     -   -  30.09     -  86.4  85.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FMRF1    O 1436  26.65  -81.87   12  66  100   5.1   7.0     -     -     -   -  30.09     -  85.6  85.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FMRF1    O 1430  26.65  -81.87   12  66   90   5.1   8.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  86.2  85.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FMRF1    O 1424  26.65  -81.87   12  66  120   5.1   8.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  86.4  85.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FMRF1    O 1418  26.65  -81.87   12  66  140   4.1   8.9     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  86.4  85.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FMRF1    O 1412  26.65  -81.87   12  66  130   2.9   7.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  86.4  85.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FMRF1    O 1406  26.65  -81.87   12  66  130   7.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  85.3  85.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FMRF1    O 1400  26.65  -81.87   12  66  130   5.1   8.0     -     -     -   -  30.08 +0.01  84.9  85.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1454  26.13  -81.81   30 152  110   4.1  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  90.1  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1448  26.13  -81.81   30 152  100   7.0  14.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  89.4  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1442  26.13  -81.81   30 152  100   6.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  89.4  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1436  26.13  -81.81   30 152  120   5.1  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  89.2  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1430  26.13  -81.81   30 152  120   7.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  89.1  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1424  26.13  -81.81   30 152  110   7.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  88.9  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1418  26.13  -81.81   30 152  100   6.0  13.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  88.7  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1412  26.13  -81.81   30 152   90   6.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  88.3  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1406  26.13  -81.81   30 152  110   7.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  87.8  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 1400  26.13  -81.81   30 152  100   7.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.06 +0.01  87.8  87.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RKXF1    O 1445  26.05  -81.70   37 147  160   7.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.15     -  88.0     -  82.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RKXF1    O 1430  26.05  -81.70   37 147  140   7.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.15     -  87.6     -  81.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RKXF1    O 1415  26.05  -81.70   37 147  140   7.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.15     -  87.3     -  81.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RKXF1    O 1400  26.05  -81.70   37 147  150   8.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.15     -  86.0     -  81.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    24 observations reported for 1400 GMT

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

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