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)22-07-2024 00:00
Latitude51.06273
Longitude1.12794
Wave Height (m)0.52
Max Wave Height (m)0.72
Tpeak (s)4.8
Tz (s)3.1
Peak Direction (degrees)169
Spread (degrees)41
Sea Temp (°C)18
Energy Period (s)3.7
Wave Power (kW/m)0.5
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)22-07-2024 01:30
Air Pressure (mb)1006.3
Wind Speed (knots)8
Wind Speed (ms-1)4
Gust Speed (knots)14.4
Gust Speed (ms-1)7.2
Wind direction (°)290
Air Temperature (°C)15.5
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)65.6