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Observations - Radial Search

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(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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50 observations from 08/13/2022 1800 GMT to 08/13/2022 1908 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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45026    B 1900  41.98  -86.62   20 208  130  11.7  15.5   1.0     -     - 167  30.04 -0.09  70.0  61.7  57.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
45029    B 1900  42.90  -86.27   38   9  140  15.5  19.4   2.0     2     - 130  30.09     -  57.6  56.5  51.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
    2 observations reported for 1900 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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45168    B 1840  42.40  -86.33    9  24   50   9.7  11.7   1.3     4     - 184  30.08     -  62.8  57.7  55.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
SVNM4    O 1840  42.40  -86.29    9  34   90    10    13     -     -     -   -      -     -  65.7     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45168    B 1830  42.40  -86.33    9  24   40   7.8  11.7   1.3     4     - 189  30.09     -  63.0  57.9  55.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
SVNM4    O 1830  42.40  -86.29    9  34   90     9    11     -     -     -   -      -     -  65.3     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45168    B 1820  42.40  -86.33    9  24   40   9.7  11.7   1.3     4     - 184  30.09     -  63.3  57.9  55.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
SVNM4    O 1820  42.40  -86.29    9  34   80     6     9     -     -     -   -      -     -  65.1     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45168    B 1810  42.40  -86.33    9  24   40  11.7  13.6   1.3     4     - 179  30.10     -  63.5  58.3  55.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
SVNM4    O 1810  42.40  -86.29    9  34   80    10    13     -     -     -   -      -     -  65.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45168    B 1800  42.40  -86.33    9  24   40   9.7  11.7   1.3     4     - 187  30.10 -0.04  63.5  58.3  55.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
SVNM4    O 1800  42.40  -86.29    9  34   90    12    16     -     -     -   -      -     -  65.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SJOM4    O 1800  42.10  -86.49   11 199  200   4.1   8.0     -     -     -   -  30.09 -0.06  72.0     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45026    B 1840  41.98  -86.62   20 208  140  11.7  17.5   1.0     -     - 137  30.05     -  69.3  61.7  57.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
45026    B 1830  41.98  -86.62   20 208  130   9.7  13.6   1.0     -     - 155  30.06     -  68.7  61.5  57.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
45026    B 1820  41.98  -86.62   20 208  140   9.7  13.6   1.0     4     - 227  30.08     -  68.5  61.5  57.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
45026    B 1810  41.98  -86.62   20 208  140   9.7  11.7   1.0     3     - 226  30.08     -  68.2  61.5  57.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
45026    B 1800  41.98  -86.62   20 208  140   7.8   9.7   0.7     -     - 223  30.09 -0.06  68.2  61.7  57.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
HLNM4    O 1830  42.77  -86.21   31  16   70   9.9  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  62.4     -  56.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HLNM4    O 1824  42.77  -86.21   31  16   90   8.9  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.05     -  62.4     -  57.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HLNM4    O 1818  42.77  -86.21   31  16  100   8.9  13.0     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  62.1  70.3  56.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HLNM4    O 1812  42.77  -86.21   31  16  110  11.1  14.0     -     -     -   -  30.03     -  62.1  70.2  56.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HLNM4    O 1806  42.77  -86.21   31  16  110  11.1  15.9     -     -     -   -  30.03     -  62.1  68.7  55.9     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
HLNM4    O 1800  42.77  -86.21   31  16  100   9.9  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.04 -0.06  61.9  72.5  56.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45007    B 1850  42.67  -87.03   36 311  150  17.5  21.4     -     -     -   -  30.03     -  70.5  71.1  61.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45007    B 1840  42.67  -87.03   36 311  150  17.5  21.4     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  70.5  71.1  61.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45007    B 1830  42.67  -87.03   36 311  150  17.5  21.4     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  70.3  71.1  61.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45007    B 1820  42.67  -87.03   36 311  150  19.4  25.3     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  70.2  71.1  61.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45007    B 1810  42.67  -87.03   36 311  150  19.4  25.3     -     -     -   -  30.03     -  70.0  71.1  61.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45007    B 1800  42.67  -87.03   36 311  140  21.4  25.3     -     -     -   -  30.03 -0.05  69.8  71.1  61.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45029    B 1840  42.90  -86.27   38   9  140  15.5  19.4   1.6     5     - 298  30.10     -  57.9  57.2  51.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
45029    B 1830  42.90  -86.27   38   9  120  17.5  25.3   1.6     4     - 300  30.11     -  58.5  57.7  52.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
45029    B 1820  42.90  -86.27   38   9  130   9.7  17.5   1.6     5     - 273  30.11     -  59.9  58.3  52.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
45029    B 1810  42.90  -86.27   38   9  170   9.7  13.6   1.3     2     - 175  30.08     -  59.9  58.8  52.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
45029    B 1800  42.90  -86.27   38   9  160  13.6  15.5   1.6     5     - 280  30.08 -0.06  59.7  59.5  52.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
MCYI3    O 1850  41.73  -86.91   39 215  180     3     4     -     -     -   -  30.01     -  74.5     -  58.1     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MCYI3    O 1840  41.73  -86.91   39 215  170     3     4     -     -     -   -  30.01     -  75.0     -  57.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45170    B 1830  41.76  -86.97   39 219    -     -     -   1.0     3     - 212      -     -  72.5     -  63.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
MCYI3    O 1830  41.73  -86.91   39 215  160     3     4     -     -     -   -  30.01     -  74.8     -  58.1     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45170    B 1820  41.76  -86.97   39 219    -     -     -   1.0     3     - 203      -     -  72.1     -  63.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
MCYI3    O 1820  41.73  -86.91   39 215  160     2     3     -     -     -   -  30.02     -  74.5     -  57.9     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45170    B 1810  41.76  -86.97   39 219    -     -     -   1.0     3     - 198      -     -  71.8     -  63.9     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
MCYI3    O 1810  41.73  -86.91   39 215  170     2     3     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  74.1     -  58.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
45170    B 1800  41.76  -86.97   39 219    -     -     -   1.0     3     - 210      -     -  71.8     -  64.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -            N/A
MCYI3    O 1800  41.73  -86.91   39 215  170     2     3     -     -     -   -  30.04 -0.05  73.6     -  58.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BHRI3    O 1840  41.65  -87.15   50 222  180   8.9  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  75.2     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BHRI3    O 1830  41.65  -87.15   50 222  200   9.9  13.0     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  74.7     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BHRI3    O 1820  41.65  -87.15   50 222  170   8.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  75.0     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BHRI3    O 1810  41.65  -87.15   50 222  180   8.9  11.1     -     -     -   -  30.07     -  75.0     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BHRI3    O 1800  41.65  -87.15   50 222  180   6.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.08 -0.04  74.7     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    48 observations reported for 1800 GMT

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

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