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.

Swanage Pier


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 18:00
Wave Height (m)0.25
Max Wave Height (m)0.57
Tpeak (s)21.3
Tz (s)6
Peak Direction (degrees)-
Spread (degrees)-
Sea Temp (°C)-
Energy Period (s)-
Wave Power (kW/m)-
Latest Tide data
Date/Time (GMT)17-07-2024 18:40
Tide height (m)1.82
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)17-07-2024 18:40
Air Pressure (mb)1019.8
Wind Speed (knots)3.7
Wind Speed (ms-1)1.9
Gust Speed (knots)5.4
Gust Speed (ms-1)2.7
Wind direction (°)160
Air Temperature (°C)17.3
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)70