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)30-01-2023 09:30
Latitude51.06239
Longitude1.12711
Wave Height (m)0.46
Max Wave Height (m)0.62
Tpeak (s)5.6
Tz (s)4.2
Peak Direction (degrees)179
Spread (degrees)23
Sea Temp (°C)8
Energy Period (s)5.1
Wave Power (kW/m)0.53
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)30-01-2023 10:40
Air Pressure (mb)1014.8
Wind Speed (knots)16.8
Wind Speed (ms-1)8.4
Gust Speed (knots)28.4
Gust Speed (ms-1)14.2
Wind direction (°)320
Air Temperature (°C)7.8
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)55.5