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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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35 observations from 08/12/2022 1100 GMT to 08/12/2022 1254 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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46211    B 1226  46.86 -124.24   16 173    -     -     -   2.3     8   5.9 300      -     -     -  61.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     0.66     14.3      SW    2.30    7.7    WNW            N/A
TOKW1    O 1218  46.71 -123.97   28 152  190   4.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.0  64.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1212  46.71 -123.97   28 152  180   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.2  64.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1206  46.71 -123.97   28 152  180   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.2  64.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1200  46.71 -123.97   28 152  190   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.07 -0.02  61.0  64.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
DESW1    C 1200  47.68 -124.49   35 346  160     2     3     -     -     -   -  30.03 +0.00     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1200  47.80 -124.90   48 329  270   1.9     -     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  59.0  57.9  57.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    7 observations reported for 1200 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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WPTW1    O 1136  46.90 -124.11   15 151  200   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  58.5  60.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
WPTW1    O 1130  46.90 -124.11   15 151  190   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  58.5  60.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
WPTW1    O 1124  46.90 -124.11   15 151  190   5.1   7.0     -     -     -   -  30.05     -  58.3  59.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
WPTW1    O 1118  46.90 -124.11   15 151  190   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  58.5  59.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
WPTW1    O 1112  46.90 -124.11   15 151  190   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.05     -  58.5  59.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
WPTW1    O 1106  46.90 -124.11   15 151  190   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.04     -  58.3  59.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
WPTW1    O 1100  46.90 -124.11   15 151  190   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.05 -0.01  58.3  59.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46211    B 1156  46.86 -124.24   16 173    -     -     -   2.6     8   6.7 303      -     -     -  61.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     0.66     13.3      SW    2.62    8.3    WNW            N/A
46211    B 1126  46.86 -124.24   16 173    -     -     -   2.3     9   6.8 299      -     -     -  61.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     0.66     12.5      SW    1.97    9.1    WNW            N/A
TOKW1    O 1154  46.71 -123.97   28 152  210   2.9   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.3  64.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1148  46.71 -123.97   28 152  200   5.1   7.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.3  64.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1142  46.71 -123.97   28 152  200   5.1   7.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.2  64.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1136  46.71 -123.97   28 152  200   5.1   7.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.2  64.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1130  46.71 -123.97   28 152  200   5.1   7.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.2  64.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1124  46.71 -123.97   28 152  210   6.0   8.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.3  64.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1118  46.71 -123.97   28 152  210   2.9   6.0     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  61.2  64.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1112  46.71 -123.97   28 152  210   1.9   5.1     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  60.8  64.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1106  46.71 -123.97   28 152  190   2.9   5.1     -     -     -   -  30.08     -  60.6  64.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TOKW1    O 1100  46.71 -123.97   28 152    -   0.0   1.0     -     -     -   -  30.08 -0.02  59.9  64.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
DESW1    C 1100  47.68 -124.49   35 346    -     0     0     -     -     -   -  30.03 +0.02     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1100  47.80 -124.90   48 329  270   5.1     -     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  59.0  57.0  57.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
LAPW1    O 1136  47.91 -124.64   49 343   70   2.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.05     -  53.4  56.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
LAPW1    O 1130  47.91 -124.64   49 343   80   1.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  53.4  56.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
LAPW1    O 1124  47.91 -124.64   49 343   70   2.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  53.2  56.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
LAPW1    O 1118  47.91 -124.64   49 343   90   1.9   1.9     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  53.1  56.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
LAPW1    O 1112  47.91 -124.64   49 343  100   1.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  54.0  56.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
LAPW1    O 1106  47.91 -124.64   49 343   70   2.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.06     -  54.0  56.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
LAPW1    O 1100  47.91 -124.64   49 343   70   2.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.05 +0.00  53.8  56.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    28 observations reported for 1100 GMT

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

Description of Observation Data