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)28-02-2024 11:00
Latitude51.06282
Longitude1.12728
Wave Height (m)0.43
Max Wave Height (m)0.57
Tpeak (s)4
Tz (s)2.8
Peak Direction (degrees)196
Spread (degrees)25
Sea Temp (°C)8.9
Energy Period (s)3.2
Wave Power (kW/m)0.29
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)28-02-2024 12:00
Air Pressure (mb)1010.5
Wind Speed (knots)10.4
Wind Speed (ms-1)5.2
Gust Speed (knots)19.6
Gust Speed (ms-1)9.8
Wind direction (°)220
Air Temperature (°C)8.8
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)87.2