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.

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Live wave data (GMT) (updated every 5 seconds)

This one-second stream of data to the website is experimental and is being developed in conjunction with Fugro GB Marine Ltd

Latest Wave Data
Date/Time (GMT)21-04-2024 16:30
Latitude51.06261
Longitude1.12730
Wave Height (m)0.51
Max Wave Height (m)0.89
Tpeak (s)5.6
Tz (s)3.8
Peak Direction (degrees)97
Spread (degrees)12
Sea Temp (°C)11.1
Energy Period (s)5.1
Wave Power (kW/m)0.65
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)21-04-2024 17:20
Air Pressure (mb)1019.3
Wind Speed (knots)16.4
Wind Speed (ms-1)8.2
Gust Speed (knots)28.6
Gust Speed (ms-1)14.3
Wind direction (°)20
Air Temperature (°C)8.4
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)51