National Network of Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes

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Note that these are real-time data and are not quality-controlled. Long-range graphs are plotted from a randomised subsample of half-hourly data.

Chapel Point


Additional Information

 Wave buoy location   53° 14'.75N 000° 26'.81E
 WMO code   6201050
 Approximate water depth  13 m
 Approximate spring tidal range   6 m
 Storm alert threshold   2.74 m
 Meteorological station location  53° 13'.85N 000° 20'.18E


Wave parameters are recorded using a Datawell Directional WaveRider Mk III buoy. The buoy was deployed on 04 September 2012, at which time the magnetic declination at the site was 1.29° West, changing by 0.17° East per year. 


29/05/2021 Scheduled service
23/11/2020 Scheduled service
18/03/2020 Scheduled service
15/08/2019 Shore station visited to fix fault with BT line and install new computer. 
13/08/2019 Scheduled service
20/01/2019 Scheduled service
27/11/2018 Shore station visited to enable HF data communications. 
08/07/2018 Scheduled service


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