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)07-02-2023 13:30
Latitude51.06282
Longitude1.12833
Wave Height (m)0.29
Max Wave Height (m)0.4
Tpeak (s)2.9
Tz (s)2.8
Peak Direction (degrees)118
Spread (degrees)37
Sea Temp (°C)7.9
Energy Period (s)4.2
Wave Power (kW/m)0.17
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)07-02-2023 14:20
Air Pressure (mb)1028.7
Wind Speed (knots)5.6
Wind Speed (ms-1)2.8
Gust Speed (knots)13.2
Gust Speed (ms-1)6.6
Wind direction (°)70
Air Temperature (°C)6.5
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)69.2