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)17-07-2024 16:30
Latitude51.06275
Longitude1.12739
Wave Height (m)0.43
Max Wave Height (m)0.64
Tpeak (s)3
Tz (s)2.7
Peak Direction (degrees)210
Spread (degrees)28
Sea Temp (°C)17.6
Energy Period (s)3
Wave Power (kW/m)0.27
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)17-07-2024 18:20
Air Pressure (mb)1012.8
Wind Speed (knots)4
Wind Speed (ms-1)2
Gust Speed (knots)8.6
Gust Speed (ms-1)4.3
Wind direction (°)230
Air Temperature (°C)18.2
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)76.2