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)16-07-2024 05:00
Latitude51.06275
Longitude1.12790
Wave Height (m)0.9
Max Wave Height (m)1.35
Tpeak (s)5
Tz (s)3.4
Peak Direction (degrees)196
Spread (degrees)22
Sea Temp (°C)17.7
Energy Period (s)4
Wave Power (kW/m)1.6
Latest Meteorological data
Date/Time (GMT)16-07-2024 06:20
Air Pressure (mb)998.8
Wind Speed (knots)9.6
Wind Speed (ms-1)4.8
Gust Speed (knots)23
Gust Speed (ms-1)11.5
Wind direction (°)230
Air Temperature (°C)16.6
Rainfall (mm)0
Erythemal Radiation (W/m2)-
UV Index-
Relative Humidity (%)81.2