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)24-07-2024 20:30
Wave Height (m)0.11
Max Wave Height (m)0.32
Tpeak (s)6.4
Tz (s)2.9
Peak Direction (degrees)-
Spread (degrees)-
Sea Temp (°C)-
Energy Period (s)-
Wave Power (kW/m)-
Latest Tide data
Date/Time (GMT)24-07-2024 21:10
Tide height (m)2.18
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)24-07-2024 21:10
Air Pressure (mb)1017.3
Wind Speed (knots)9.2
Wind Speed (ms-1)4.6
Gust Speed (knots)15.1
Gust Speed (ms-1)7.6
Wind direction (°)250
Air Temperature (°C)16.3
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)86