hstime is a utility that comes with ADCIRC that allows you to see the time information inside an ADCIRC hot start file. In standard ADCIRC distributions, its source code is located in util/hstime.F. The code can be run with the following options:
-nspecifies a netCDF file
-f filenamespecifies the file name
The code can be compiled by entering into the work/ directory and executing
make hstime. Though typically the user will need to specify additional options with this command, such as the compiler.