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34 observations from 08/11/2022 1700 GMT to 08/11/2022 1845 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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PTGC1    C 1800  34.58 -120.65   25  42  360    20    24     -     -     -   -  30.05 +0.03  58.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46054    B 1820  34.27 -120.47   26  90  320  19.4  23.3     -     -     -   -  30.02     -  58.8  59.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46054    B 1810  34.27 -120.47   26  90  310  21.4  27.2     -     -     -   -  30.02     -  59.0  59.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46054    B 1800  34.27 -120.47   26  90  310  19.4  25.3     -     -     -   -  30.02     -  59.0     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46011    B 1820  34.94 -121.00   40 359  320  13.6  19.4     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  61.7  61.2  61.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46011    B 1810  34.94 -121.00   40 359  320  15.5  19.4     -     -     -   -  30.09     -  61.5  61.2  61.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46011    B 1800  34.94 -121.00   40 359  320  13.6  17.5     -     -     -   -  30.06 +0.01  61.3     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    7 observations reported for 1800 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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46218    B 1756  34.45 -120.78   15  44    -     -     -   4.6     6   5.3 310      -     -     -  58.5     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.31     10.5     SSW    4.27    6.2     NW          STEEP
46218    B 1726  34.45 -120.78   15  44    -     -     -   4.9     6   5.4 305      -     -     -  58.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.64     13.3     SSW    4.92    5.9     NW     VERY_STEEP
HRVC1    O 1754  34.47 -120.68   19  52    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  57.9     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HRVC1    O 1748  34.47 -120.68   19  52    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  57.7     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HRVC1    O 1742  34.47 -120.68   19  52    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  57.6     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HRVC1    O 1736  34.47 -120.68   19  52    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  57.6     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HRVC1    O 1730  34.47 -120.68   19  52    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  57.7     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HRVC1    O 1724  34.47 -120.68   19  52    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  57.9     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HRVC1    O 1712  34.47 -120.68   19  52    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  58.3     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HRVC1    O 1706  34.47 -120.68   19  52    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  58.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HRVC1    O 1700  34.47 -120.68   19  52    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.07 +0.01  58.3     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTGC1    C 1700  34.58 -120.65   25  42  360    22    25     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  58.3     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46054    B 1750  34.27 -120.47   26  90  310  19.4  25.3   4.6     5   4.7 299  30.01     -  59.2     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.64     9.1       W    4.27    5.3    WNW     VERY_STEEP
46054    B 1740  34.27 -120.47   26  90  320  19.4  23.3   4.6     -   4.7 299  30.02     -  59.2  59.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.64     9.1       W    4.27    5.3    WNW     VERY_STEEP
46054    B 1730  34.27 -120.47   26  90  320  19.4  23.3     -     -     -   -  30.03     -  59.4  59.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.64     9.1       W    4.27    5.3    WNW     VERY_STEEP
46054    B 1720  34.27 -120.47   26  90  320  19.4  23.3     -     -     -   -  30.02     -  59.4  59.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46054    B 1710  34.27 -120.47   26  90  310  21.4  25.3     -     -     -   -      -     -  59.4  59.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46054    B 1700  34.27 -120.47   26  90  320  19.4  25.3     -     -     -   -  30.02     -  59.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46259    B 1756  34.77 -121.50   39 320    -     -     -   5.2     6   5.3 324      -     -     -  63.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.64     11.1       S    4.92    5.9     NW     VERY_STEEP
46259    B 1726  34.77 -121.50   39 320    -     -     -   5.2     6   5.2 321      -     -     -  63.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.31     11.1       S    4.92    5.9     NW     VERY_STEEP
46011    B 1750  34.94 -121.00   40 359  330  13.6  17.5   4.6     6   5.0 315  30.06     -  61.2  61.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.97     9.1     WNW    4.27    5.9     NW     VERY_STEEP
46011    B 1740  34.94 -121.00   40 359  330  15.5  19.4   4.6     -   5.0 315  30.06     -  61.2  61.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.97     9.1     WNW    4.27    5.9     NW     VERY_STEEP
46011    B 1730  34.94 -121.00   40 359  320  13.6  19.4     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  61.0  61.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.97     9.1     WNW    4.27    5.9     NW     VERY_STEEP
46011    B 1720  34.94 -121.00   40 359  330  13.6  17.5     -     -     -   -  30.09     -  61.0  61.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46011    B 1710  34.94 -121.00   40 359  330  13.6  17.5     -     -     -   -  30.08     -     -  61.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46011    B 1700  34.94 -121.00   40 359  330  13.6  17.5     -     -     -   -  30.06 +0.02  60.8     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1700  34.50 -121.80   42 289  310  22.0     -   3.3   5.0     -   -  30.09 -0.00  64.4  62.6  58.3    11    -     -   3.3   5.0    270     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    27 observations reported for 1700 GMT

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

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