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Observations - Radial Search

Distance is entered as nautical miles or kilometers depending on whether you choose Imperial or Metric.

(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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52 observations from 08/17/2022 0600 GMT to 08/17/2022 0734 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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NKLA2    O 0713  52.97 -168.86    0   0   70  34.0  45.1     -     -     -   -      -     -  44.8     -  44.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NKLA2    O 0703  52.97 -168.86    0   0   70  33.0  41.0     -     -     -   -      -     -  44.6     -  44.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0700  53.20 -171.40   93 280  320  15.0     -     -     -     -   -  29.28     -  49.6  49.1  49.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46072    B 0710  51.67 -172.11  142 238  280  15.5  17.5     -     -     -   -  29.40     -  50.5  49.5  49.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46072    B 0700  51.67 -172.11  142 238  290  15.5  19.4     -     -     -   -  29.40     -  50.5  49.3  49.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0700  54.70 -162.90  235  61  230   8.9     -     -     -     -   -  29.52 -0.04  48.6     -  49.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    6 observations reported for 0700 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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NKLA2    O 0653  52.97 -168.86    0   0   80  32.1  39.0     -     -     -   -      -     -  44.4     -  44.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NKLA2    O 0643  52.97 -168.86    0   0   80  28.9  39.0     -     -     -   -      -     -  44.2     -  44.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NKLA2    O 0633  52.97 -168.86    0   0  100  21.0  36.9     -     -     -   -      -     -  44.2     -  44.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NKLA2    O 0623  52.97 -168.86    0   0   90  25.1  41.0     -     -     -   -      -     -  44.2     -  44.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NKLA2    O 0613  52.97 -168.86    0   0   90  28.0  42.0     -     -     -   -      -     -  44.6     -  44.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NKLA2    O 0603  52.97 -168.86    0   0   90  28.0  39.0     -     -     -   -      -     -  44.6     -  44.6     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0654  52.94 -168.87    2 191   80  22.0  28.0     -     -     -   -  29.34     -  47.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0648  52.94 -168.87    2 191   80  22.9  29.9     -     -     -   -  29.34     -  47.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0642  52.94 -168.87    2 191   90  22.9  27.0     -     -     -   -  29.34     -  47.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0636  52.94 -168.87    2 191   90  24.1  28.9     -     -     -   -  29.34     -  47.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0630  52.94 -168.87    2 191   90  25.1  28.9     -     -     -   -  29.34     -  47.3     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0624  52.94 -168.87    2 191   90  24.1  28.0     -     -     -   -  29.34     -  47.3     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0618  52.94 -168.87    2 191   90  25.1  28.0     -     -     -   -  29.34     -  47.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0612  52.94 -168.87    2 191  100  24.1  28.0     -     -     -   -  29.34     -  47.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0606  52.94 -168.87    2 191   90  25.1  32.1     -     -     -   -  29.34     -  47.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
OLSA2    O 0600  52.94 -168.87    2 191   90  25.1  29.9     -     -     -   -  29.34 -0.09  47.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0600  53.20 -171.50   96 279  300  17.1     -     -     -     -   -  29.28     -  49.3  47.8  49.3     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0654  53.88 -166.54   99  56  150   6.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  29.47     -  47.3  49.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0648  53.88 -166.54   99  56  150   6.0   9.9     -     -     -   -  29.47     -  47.3  49.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0642  53.88 -166.54   99  56  150   6.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  29.47     -  47.1  49.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0636  53.88 -166.54   99  56  160   6.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  29.47     -  47.1  49.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0630  53.88 -166.54   99  56  150   5.1   7.0     -     -     -   -  29.47     -  47.3  49.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0624  53.88 -166.54   99  56  150   5.1   8.9     -     -     -   -  29.47     -  47.5  49.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0618  53.88 -166.54   99  56  150   6.0   8.0     -     -     -   -  29.47     -  47.3  49.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0612  53.88 -166.54   99  56  150   6.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  29.47     -  47.3  49.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0606  53.88 -166.54   99  56  150   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  29.47     -  47.3  49.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
UNLA2    O 0600  53.88 -166.54   99  56  160   1.9   6.0     -     -     -   -  29.47 -0.07  47.5  49.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46072    B 0650  51.67 -172.11  142 238  290  13.6  17.5   5.6     8   5.8 215  29.40     -  50.7  49.5  49.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     2.95     7.7      SW    4.59    6.7    SSW        AVERAGE
46072    B 0640  51.67 -172.11  142 238  290  15.5  17.5   5.6     -   5.8 215  29.40     -  50.7  49.5  50.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     2.95     7.7      SW    4.59    6.7    SSW        AVERAGE
46072    B 0630  51.67 -172.11  142 238  290  15.5  17.5     -     -     -   -  29.40     -  50.7  49.5  50.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     2.95     7.7      SW    4.59    6.7    SSW        AVERAGE
46072    B 0620  51.67 -172.11  142 238  290  15.5  17.5     -     -     -   -  29.42     -  50.7  49.3  50.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46072    B 0610  51.67 -172.11  142 238  290  15.5  19.4     -     -     -   -  29.40     -  51.1  49.3  50.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46072    B 0600  51.67 -172.11  142 238  290  13.6  17.5     -     -     -   -  29.39     -  50.9     -  50.5     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46073    B 0650  55.01 -172.01  165 319   70  17.5  19.4   6.2     7   5.4 146  29.50 +0.05  47.8  49.5  47.8     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     0.00       -       -    6.23    7.1     SE          STEEP
ATKA2    O 0654  52.23 -174.17  198 259  310  24.1  29.9     -     -     -   -  29.46     -  50.4  45.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ATKA2    O 0648  52.23 -174.17  198 259  310  26.0  29.9     -     -     -   -  29.46     -  50.2  45.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ATKA2    O 0642  52.23 -174.17  198 259  310  25.1  31.1     -     -     -   -  29.46     -  50.2  45.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ATKA2    O 0636  52.23 -174.17  198 259  310  24.1  28.9     -     -     -   -  29.46     -  50.2  45.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ATKA2    O 0630  52.23 -174.17  198 259  300  24.1  31.1     -     -     -   -  29.46     -  50.0  45.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ATKA2    O 0624  52.23 -174.17  198 259  310  24.1  29.9     -     -     -   -  29.46     -  50.0  45.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ATKA2    O 0618  52.23 -174.17  198 259  300  22.9  28.9     -     -     -   -  29.46     -  49.8  45.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ATKA2    O 0612  52.23 -174.17  198 259  310  21.0  28.0     -     -     -   -  29.46     -  49.8  45.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ATKA2    O 0606  52.23 -174.17  198 259  310  22.0  25.1     -     -     -   -  29.45     -  49.8  45.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ATKA2    O 0600  52.23 -174.17  198 259  300  20.0  28.0     -     -     -   -  29.45 +0.01  49.5  45.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0600  49.30 -167.80  224 169  280  22.9     -   4.9   3.0     -   -  29.46 +0.00  57.2     -  54.0     2    -     -   8.2   6.0    180     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0600  54.70 -162.90  235  61  230   8.0     -     -     -     -   -  29.53 -0.04  48.7     -  50.0     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    46 observations reported for 0600 GMT

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

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