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)23-03-2023 01:00
Latitude51.06280
Longitude1.12846
Wave Height (m)1.65
Max Wave Height (m)2.55
Tpeak (s)6.3
Tz (s)4.1
Peak Direction (degrees)184
Spread (degrees)16
Sea Temp (°C)8.7
Energy Period (s)4.8
Wave Power (kW/m)6.43
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)23-03-2023 01:40
Air Pressure (mb)990.1
Wind Speed (knots)11.8
Wind Speed (ms-1)5.9
Gust Speed (knots)29
Gust Speed (ms-1)14.5
Wind direction (°)230
Air Temperature (°C)9.7
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)82.6