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NDBC is adding additional data to its .drift file format on or about August 17. For more info, see the Drift File Format Change Notice.

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34 observations from 08/17/2022 0600 GMT to 08/17/2022 0731 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 0700  68.20 -167.30   82 299   40  18.1     -     -     -     -   -  29.85 -0.02  42.8  45.7  39.6     -    -     -   4.9   6.0      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    1 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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RDDA2    O 0654  67.58 -164.07    0   0   30   7.0   8.0     -     -     -   -  29.72     -  47.3  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RDDA2    O 0648  67.58 -164.07    0   0   30   7.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  29.72     -  47.3  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RDDA2    O 0642  67.58 -164.07    0   0   30   7.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  29.72     -  47.7  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RDDA2    O 0636  67.58 -164.07    0   0   30   6.0   8.0     -     -     -   -  29.72     -  47.5  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RDDA2    O 0630  67.58 -164.07    0   0   30   5.1   7.0     -     -     -   -  29.72     -  46.6  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RDDA2    O 0624  67.58 -164.07    0   0   20   5.1   6.0     -     -     -   -  29.72     -  46.0  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RDDA2    O 0618  67.58 -164.07    0   0   20   5.1   5.1     -     -     -   -  29.72     -  45.3  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RDDA2    O 0612  67.58 -164.07    0   0   10   4.1   5.1     -     -     -   -  29.72     -  46.4  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RDDA2    O 0606  67.58 -164.07    0   0   20   5.1   5.1     -     -     -   -  29.72     -  46.8  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RDDA2    O 0600  67.58 -164.07    0   0   30   2.9   5.1     -     -     -   -  29.72 -0.02  47.7  48.2     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0600  68.20 -167.20   80 299   30  18.1     -     -     -     -   -  29.85 -0.02  43.3  47.1  38.8     -    -     -   4.9   6.0      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0654  64.50 -165.43  188 191  320   6.0   7.0     -     -     -   -  29.62     -  47.5     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0648  64.50 -165.43  188 191  320   6.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  29.62     -  47.8     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0642  64.50 -165.43  188 191  340   6.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  29.62     -  48.6     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0636  64.50 -165.43  188 191  360   6.0   8.9     -     -     -   -  29.62     -  48.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0630  64.50 -165.43  188 191  350   6.0   9.9     -     -     -   -  29.62     -  48.7     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0624  64.50 -165.43  188 191  360   6.0   9.9     -     -     -   -  29.62     -  48.7     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0618  64.50 -165.43  188 191   10   5.1  12.0     -     -     -   -  29.62     -  48.9     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0612  64.50 -165.43  188 191   10   5.1  12.0     -     -     -   -  29.62     -  49.1     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0606  64.50 -165.43  188 191   10   7.0  15.0     -     -     -   -  29.62     -  49.1     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NMTA2    O 0600  64.50 -165.43  188 191   10   7.0  11.1     -     -     -   -  29.62 -0.03  49.6     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
46265    B 0656  64.47 -165.48  190 191    -     -     -   1.3     4   3.3 241      -     -     -  54.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     0.00     14.3     WSW    1.31    4.3    WSW            N/A
46265    B 0626  64.47 -165.48  190 191    -     -     -   1.3     4   3.0 248      -     -     -  54.0     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----     0.00     14.3      NW    1.31    4.2    WSW            N/A
ULRA2    O 0654  63.87 -160.78  237 158    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.49     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ULRA2    O 0648  63.87 -160.78  237 158    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.49     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ULRA2    O 0642  63.87 -160.78  237 158    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.50     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ULRA2    O 0636  63.87 -160.78  237 158    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.50     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ULRA2    O 0630  63.87 -160.78  237 158    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.50     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ULRA2    O 0624  63.87 -160.78  237 158  340   4.1   5.1     -     -     -   -  29.50     -  48.2     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ULRA2    O 0618  63.87 -160.78  237 158    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.50     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ULRA2    O 0612  63.87 -160.78  237 158    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.50     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ULRA2    O 0606  63.87 -160.78  237 158    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.50     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
ULRA2    O 0600  63.87 -160.78  237 158    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  29.50 -0.05     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    33 observations reported for 0600 GMT

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

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