METAR Information for CWSP (71780) in Sheringham Automatic Weather Reporting System , Canada

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Registered Location

Latitude: 48° 22' 36" N (deg min sec), 48.3767° (decimal), 4822.60N (LORAN)
Longitude: 123° 55' 16" W (deg min sec), -123.9210° (decimal), 12355.26W (LORAN)
Elevation: 21 metres (69 feet) -- validated against -1 metres (-3 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Western United States
WMO Id: 71780
Location: Sheringham Automatic Weather Reporting System , Canada

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The location information for this site was gathered from 12 data sources. This position has been modified based on user feedback. The user provided this information: The Sheringham Point weather station, logically, is at the Sheringham Point lighthouse.

N48.37667 W123.92106

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Neighboring Stations

This is a list of stations that are close to this station.

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ETNW115.7 milesSouth East Twin River Near Twin Near J, WA, United States Of America (lat 48.1506°, long -123.9369°, altitude 69 metres) (data present)
VE7SDJ-117.8 milesEast Victoria, BC, CA (lat 48.4583°, long -123.5542°, altitude 62 metres) (data present)
CWQK18.7 milesEast Race Rocks Automatic Weather Reporting System , Canada (lat 48.2986°, long -123.5319°, altitude 3 metres) (data present)
EW769419.0 milesEast Colwood, CA (lat 48.4108°, long -123.5100°, altitude 364 metres) (data present)
CW463520.5 milesEast Victoria, BC, CA (lat 48.4199°, long -123.4792°, altitude 52 metres) (data present)
CWKH21.8 milesNortheast Malahat Automatic Weather Reporting System , Canada (lat 48.5678°, long -123.5421°, altitude 366 metres) (data present)
THECK22.0 milesSouth Heckelville Shed Lake Crescent, WA, United States Of America (lat 48.0703°, long -124.0490°, altitude 291 metres) (data present)
CWPF22.4 milesEast Esquimalt Harbour, B. C., Canada (lat 48.4319°, long -123.4395°, altitude 3 metres) (data present)
EW703924.6 milesSoutheast Port Angeles, WA, US (lat 48.0980°, long -123.5888°, altitude 200 metres) (data present)
CYWH24.7 milesEast Victoria Harbour, Canada (lat 48.4235°, long -123.3867°, altitude 0 metres) (data present)

The sites marked above thus did not report continuously during the analysis period, so the offsets may (probably will) not be accurate.

Location Formats

The location is shown in three different formats. Each of these is used in some software, and is shown on some websites.

Degrees Minutes Seconds: VWS/VWSAPRS, WeatherLink 5.5, WeatherLink (5.2-5.4), WeatherView (Linux)

Decimal degrees: FreeWX, WeatherView32 (PC application)

LORAN: WeatherDisplay, WUHU, Henriksen WServer


CWOP Home: This describes the whole CWOP program and has a large amount of useful information.

CWOP Siting Guide (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Another CWOP Guide (PDF): This is another guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Urban Siting and Operations (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station in an urban environment.

APRS WX Message format: This describes the actual format of the messages transmitted that carry WX information.

WXQC Mailing List: This is a mailing list where data quality issues are discussed. Assistance with software configuration can often be found here.

Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.

Geographically nearby web pages: Use Geourl to find web pages that deal with locations geographically close to this site.

Overall website comments, problems etc to Philip Gladstone
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