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)17-04-2024 20:00
Latitude51.06270
Longitude1.12788
Wave Height (m)0.29
Max Wave Height (m)0.42
Tpeak (s)4.6
Tz (s)4.3
Peak Direction (degrees)128
Spread (degrees)59
Sea Temp (°C)11.2
Energy Period (s)4.9
Wave Power (kW/m)0.2
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)17-04-2024 20:50
Air Pressure (mb)1005.9
Wind Speed (knots)8.4
Wind Speed (ms-1)4.2
Gust Speed (knots)20.4
Gust Speed (ms-1)10.2
Wind direction (°)340
Air Temperature (°C)5.7
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)68.2