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)21-04-2024 23:00
Latitude51.06272
Longitude1.12790
Wave Height (m)0.52
Max Wave Height (m)0.82
Tpeak (s)5
Tz (s)4.7
Peak Direction (degrees)90
Spread (degrees)18
Sea Temp (°C)11
Energy Period (s)5.4
Wave Power (kW/m)0.72
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)22-04-2024 00:00
Air Pressure (mb)1020.1
Wind Speed (knots)12.4
Wind Speed (ms-1)6.2
Gust Speed (knots)24.2
Gust Speed (ms-1)12.1
Wind direction (°)40
Air Temperature (°C)5.7
Rainfall (mm)0.18
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)74.5