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Observations - Radial Search

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55 observations from 08/13/2022 1700 GMT to 08/13/2022 1804 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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SHIP     S 1800  48.10 -123.00   30 282   60   1.9     -     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  55.6  52.2  52.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    1 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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46120    B 1720  47.76 -122.40   15 201    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -  62.4     -  55.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46120    B 1700  47.76 -122.40   15 201    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -  63.1     -  54.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46125    B 1720  47.91 -122.63   16 250    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -  63.3     -  56.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46125    B 1700  47.91 -122.63   16 250    -     -     -     -     -     -   -      -     -  62.8     -  56.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTWW1    O 1730  48.11 -122.76   21 288   80   2.9   5.1     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  64.4  53.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTWW1    O 1724  48.11 -122.76   21 288  100   1.9   5.1     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  64.2  53.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTWW1    O 1718  48.11 -122.76   21 288   80   1.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  64.0  53.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTWW1    O 1712  48.11 -122.76   21 288   90   1.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  63.1  53.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTWW1    O 1706  48.11 -122.76   21 288  110   1.0   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  62.6  53.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTWW1    O 1700  48.11 -122.76   21 288  110   1.0   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.19 +0.03  62.1  53.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
WPOW1    C 1700  47.66 -122.44   22 200  170    12    13     -     -     -   -  30.18 +0.02  60.4     -  55.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PBFW1    O 1730  48.46 -122.47   29 343  200   8.9     -     -     -     -   -  30.18     -  67.1     -  56.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PBFW1    O 1715  48.46 -122.47   29 343  180   8.9     -     -     -     -   -  30.18     -  67.6     -  56.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PBFW1    O 1700  48.46 -122.47   29 343  190   8.9     -     -     -     -   -  30.15 +0.00  66.7     -  56.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SISW1    C 1740  48.32 -122.83   30 310  120     6    10     -     -     -   -  30.18     -  59.4     -  57.9     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BMTW1    O 1730  47.56 -122.63   30 210    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.20     -  67.1     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SISW1    C 1730  48.32 -122.83   30 310  150     8    11     -     -     -   -  30.17     -  60.4     -  58.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BMTW1    O 1724  47.56 -122.63   30 210    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  66.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SISW1    C 1720  48.32 -122.83   30 310  150     7     9     -     -     -   -  30.17     -  60.3     -  58.1     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BMTW1    O 1718  47.56 -122.63   30 210    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.19     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BMTW1    O 1712  47.56 -122.63   30 210    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  66.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SISW1    C 1710  48.32 -122.83   30 310  160     9    10     -     -     -   -  30.17     -  61.2     -  58.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BMTW1    O 1706  47.56 -122.63   30 210    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  65.3     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
BMTW1    O 1700  47.56 -122.63   30 210    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.19 +0.01  66.2     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1700  48.10 -123.00   30 282  300   6.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.18     -  59.0  51.8  53.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SISW1    C 1700  48.32 -122.83   30 310  170     9    11     -     -     -   -      -     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 1700  48.60 -122.50   37 345    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.18 +0.04  65.8     -  56.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCMW1    O 1730  47.28 -122.42   44 189  270   7.0   8.0     -     -     -   -      -     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCNW1    O 1730  47.27 -122.41   44 188    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.21     -     -  55.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCMW1    O 1724  47.28 -122.42   44 189  280   4.1   8.0     -     -     -   -      -     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCNW1    O 1724  47.27 -122.41   44 188    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.21     -     -  55.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCMW1    O 1718  47.28 -122.42   44 189  250   5.1   8.9     -     -     -   -      -     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCNW1    O 1718  47.27 -122.41   44 188    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.20     -     -  55.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCMW1    O 1712  47.28 -122.42   44 189  250   7.0   9.9     -     -     -   -      -     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCNW1    O 1712  47.27 -122.41   44 188    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.20     -     -  55.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCMW1    O 1706  47.28 -122.42   44 189  250   8.0   9.9     -     -     -   -      -     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCNW1    O 1706  47.27 -122.41   44 188    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.20     -     -  55.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCMW1    O 1700  47.28 -122.42   44 189  250   8.0   9.9     -     -     -   -      -     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
TCNW1    O 1700  47.27 -122.41   44 188    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.20 +0.02     -  55.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FRDW1    O 1730  48.55 -123.01   45 318   60   1.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  61.9  51.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FRDW1    O 1724  48.55 -123.01   45 318   50   1.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  61.2  51.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FRDW1    O 1718  48.55 -123.01   45 318   50   1.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  60.4  51.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FRDW1    O 1712  48.55 -123.01   45 318   70   1.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  60.6  51.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FRDW1    O 1706  48.55 -123.01   45 318   60   2.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.18     -  59.9  51.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
FRDW1    O 1700  48.55 -123.01   45 318   50   2.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.18 +0.03  59.5  51.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46121    B 1720  47.28 -122.73   47 204    -   3.9     -     -     -     -   -      -     -  62.6     -  55.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46121    B 1710  47.28 -122.73   47 204    -   3.9     -     -     -     -   -      -     -  62.6     -  55.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46121    B 1700  47.28 -122.73   47 204    -   3.9     -     -     -     -   -      -     -  62.6     -  55.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTAW1    O 1730  48.13 -123.44   48 280    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.20     -  59.0  51.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTAW1    O 1724  48.13 -123.44   48 280  360   2.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.20     -  57.7  51.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTAW1    O 1718  48.13 -123.44   48 280  360   1.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.20     -  58.6  51.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTAW1    O 1712  48.13 -123.44   48 280   20   2.9   2.9     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  59.7  51.6     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTAW1    O 1706  48.13 -123.44   48 280  360   2.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.19     -  59.7  51.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PTAW1    O 1700  48.13 -123.44   48 280  360   1.9   4.1     -     -     -   -  30.19 +0.03  59.9  51.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    54 observations reported for 1700 GMT

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

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