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 Limited

Latest Wave Data
Date/Time (GMT)21-05-2024 05:30
Latitude51.06261
Longitude1.12730
Wave Height (m)0.27
Max Wave Height (m)0.42
Tpeak (s)4.4
Tz (s)3.4
Peak Direction (degrees)98
Spread (degrees)19
Sea Temp (°C)13.5
Energy Period (s)4.1
Wave Power (kW/m)0.15
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)21-05-2024 06:30
Air Pressure (mb)999.8
Wind Speed (knots)6
Wind Speed (ms-1)3
Gust Speed (knots)15
Gust Speed (ms-1)7.5
Wind direction (°)20
Air Temperature (°C)13.1
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)83.4