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)21-07-2024 02:00
Latitude51.06263
Longitude1.12788
Wave Height (m)0.15
Max Wave Height (m)0.23
Tpeak (s)11.1
Tz (s)3
Peak Direction (degrees)115
Spread (degrees)60
Sea Temp (°C)19.4
Energy Period (s)4.6
Wave Power (kW/m)0.05
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)21-07-2024 03:40
Air Pressure (mb)999
Wind Speed (knots)6.4
Wind Speed (ms-1)3.2
Gust Speed (knots)12
Gust Speed (ms-1)6
Wind direction (°)240
Air Temperature (°C)17.5
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)85.4