National Network of Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes

« Return to map for other wave, tide and met stations.

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.

Folkestone

  

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)19-04-2024 20:30
Latitude51.06277
Longitude1.12775
Wave Height (m)0.66
Max Wave Height (m)1.08
Tpeak (s)7.1
Tz (s)5.1
Peak Direction (degrees)100
Spread (degrees)13
Sea Temp (°C)11.1
Energy Period (s)6
Wave Power (kW/m)1.28
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)19-04-2024 21:40
Air Pressure (mb)1012.9
Wind Speed (knots)7.2
Wind Speed (ms-1)3.6
Gust Speed (knots)16.6
Gust Speed (ms-1)8.3
Wind direction (°)340
Air Temperature (°C)7.5
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)52.8