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39 observations from 08/12/2022 1400 GMT to 08/12/2022 1553 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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46042    B 1500  36.79 -122.40   25 273  330  15.5  19.4     -     -     -   -  30.05 +0.02  61.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    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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MLSC1    O 1450  36.80 -121.79    5  67    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -     -  60.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MLSC1    O 1440  36.80 -121.79    5  67    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -     -  59.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MLSC1    O 1430  36.80 -121.79    5  67    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -     -  59.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MLSC1    O 1420  36.80 -121.79    5  67    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -     -  59.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MLSC1    O 1410  36.80 -121.79    5  67    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -     -  58.5     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MLSC1    O 1400  36.80 -121.79    5  67    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -     -  57.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ELXC1    O 1430  36.82 -121.74    7  66    -   0.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.03     -  55.4     -  55.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ELXC1    O 1415  36.82 -121.74    7  66   50   1.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.03     -  54.3     -  54.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46092    B 1410  36.75 -122.03    7 261  300   3.9     -     -     -     -   -  30.03 +0.02  57.7  58.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ELXC1    O 1400  36.82 -121.74    7  66   50   1.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.03 +0.03  54.1     -  54.1     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46240    B 1456  36.63 -121.91    9 190    -     -     -   1.6     5   4.2 317      -     -     -  63.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     0.33     18.2       N    1.64    5.3     NW            N/A
46240    B 1426  36.63 -121.91    9 190    -     -     -   1.6     6   4.2 320      -     -     -  63.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     0.33     18.2       N    1.64    5.6     NW            N/A
MEYC1    O 1436  36.61 -121.89   10 183  290   1.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  59.5  71.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MEYC1    O 1430  36.61 -121.89   10 183  300   1.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  59.5  71.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MEYC1    O 1424  36.61 -121.89   10 183  280   1.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  59.4  71.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MEYC1    O 1418  36.61 -121.89   10 183  280   1.0   1.9     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  59.0  71.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MEYC1    O 1412  36.61 -121.89   10 183  240   1.0   1.9     -     -     -   -  30.05     -  58.3  71.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MEYC1    O 1406  36.61 -121.89   10 183  240   1.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.05     -  57.9  71.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MEYC1    O 1400  36.61 -121.89   10 183  240   1.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.05 +0.01  57.9  71.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46114    B 1456  36.70 -122.34   23 259    -     -     -   4.6     6   4.9 311      -     -     -  58.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.64     18.2     SSW    4.27    5.6     NW     VERY_STEEP
46114    B 1426  36.70 -122.34   23 259    -     -     -   4.6     6   5.0 308      -     -     -  58.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.64     14.3       S    4.27    5.6     NW     VERY_STEEP
46042    B 1450  36.79 -122.40   25 273  330  15.5  23.3   4.6     6   5.1 305  30.05     -  61.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.97     19.0       S    4.27    5.9     NW     VERY_STEEP
46042    B 1440  36.79 -122.40   25 273  330  15.5  19.4   4.6     -   5.1 305  30.05     -  61.5  61.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.97     19.0       S    4.27    5.9     NW     VERY_STEEP
46042    B 1430  36.79 -122.40   25 273  330  13.6  17.5     -     -     -   -  30.05     -  61.5  61.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.97     19.0       S    4.27    5.9     NW     VERY_STEEP
46042    B 1420  36.79 -122.40   25 273  330  13.6  17.5     -     -     -   -  30.05     -  61.5  61.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46042    B 1410  36.79 -122.40   25 273  330  15.5  19.4     -     -     -   -  30.05     -  61.5  61.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46042    B 1400  36.79 -122.40   25 273  330  15.5  19.4     -     -     -   -  30.05 +0.01  61.5  61.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46239    B 1456  36.34 -122.10   28 202    -     -     -   4.6     6   5.0 306      -     -     -  57.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.31     20.0      SW    4.27    5.9     NW          STEEP
46239    B 1426  36.34 -122.10   28 202    -     -     -   4.3     5   4.8 304      -     -     -  57.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     1.31     15.4     SSW    3.94    5.3     NW     VERY_STEEP
RTYC1    O 1448  37.51 -122.21   47 341  190   2.9   5.1     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.0  69.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RTYC1    O 1442  37.51 -122.21   47 341  190   2.9   5.1     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  60.4  70.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RTYC1    O 1436  37.51 -122.21   47 341  190   4.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  60.3  71.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RTYC1    O 1430  37.51 -122.21   47 341  190   4.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  60.1  72.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RTYC1    O 1424  37.51 -122.21   47 341  190   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  59.9  72.5     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RTYC1    O 1418  37.51 -122.21   47 341  170   2.9   8.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  60.1  72.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RTYC1    O 1412  37.51 -122.21   47 341  250   6.0   8.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  61.7  72.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RTYC1    O 1406  37.51 -122.21   47 341  240   7.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  61.5  72.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RTYC1    O 1400  37.51 -122.21   47 341  250  11.1  13.0     -     -     -   -  30.07 +0.02  61.5  72.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    38 observations reported for 1400 GMT

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

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