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Orford Observations

Tuesday February 21, 2017
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Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like rh Fire Rain Rain 10' Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm mm hPa
Mon 15:00 EDT
NW 4   18.5 7.7 18.5 49 5 0   -
Mon 09:00 EDT
SW 17   11.9 10.3 10.1 90 1 0   -
Sun 09:00 EDT
SW 4   12.0 10.2 12.0 89 1 1   -
Sat 09:00 EDT
NE 17   13.6 10.5 12.2 82 2 8   -
Fri 09:00 EDT
NE 9   15.5 11.2 15.5 76 2 0   -
Thu 09:00 EDT
S 9   15.8 10.7 15.8 72 2 0   -
Wed 09:00 EDT
E 9   15.7 12.6 15.7 82 2 0   -
Tue 09:00 EDT
SE 4   11.8 9.0 11.8 83 1 4   -

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ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)
East Coast, Tasmania
42.5519°S 147.8753°E 14m AMSL
Commenced 1951
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