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.

Penzance

  

These wave data have undergone full quality control. Poor data is flagged, not removed. A summary of the flagging system is included in the table below.

Full details of the flagging and quality control procedures can be found in the Quality Assurance and Quality Control of Waves Data handbook.

In subsequent use of the data, please use the following attribution:

Copyright: Teignbridge DC
Acknowledgement: Southwest Regional Coastal Monitoring Programme

Waves QC Data

Pnz_waves2022.txt
Pnz_waves2021.txt
Pnz_waves2020.txt
Pnz_waves2019.txt
Pnz_waves2018.txt
Pnz_waves2017.txt
Pnz_waves2016.txt
Pnz_waves2015.txt
Pnz_waves2014.txt
Pnz_waves2013.txt
Pnz_waves2012.txt
Pnz_waves2011.txt
Pnz_waves2010.txt
Pnz_waves2009.txt
Pnz_waves2008.txt
Pnz_waves2007.txt

FlagSuspect ParametersNot Suspect ParametersDescription
0Hs, Tz, Tp, Direction, Spread, SSTAll data pass
1Hs, Tz, Tp, Direction, SpreadSSTEither Hs or Tz fail, so all data fail, except SST
2Tp, Direction, SpreadHs, Tz, SSTTp fail + derivatives
3Direction, SpreadTp, Hs, Tz, SSTDirection fail + derivatives
4SpreadDirection, Tp, Hs, Tz, SSTSpread fail
5Not used
6
7Hs, Tz, Tp, Direction, Spread, SSTBuoy off location
8SSTHs, Tz, Tp, Direction, SpreadSST fail
9Hs, Tz, Tp, Direction, Spread, SSTMissing data

These data from a meteorological station have undergone full quality control. Poor data is flagged, not removed. A summary of the flagging system is included in the table below.

Full details of the flagging and quality control procedures can be found in the Quality Assurance and Quality Control of Meteorological Data handbook.

In subsequent use of the data, please use the following attribution:

Copyright: Teignbridge DC
Acknowledgement: Southwest Regional Coastal Monitoring Programme

Meteorological QC Data

Pnz_met2022.txt
Pnz_met2021.txt
Pnz_met2020.txt

FlagDescription
0Good data
1Wind speed fail
2Wind direction fail
3Barometer fail
4Air temperature fail
5Wind gust fail
6Rainfall fail
7Solar or UV fail
8Relative Humidity (RH) fail
9All data missing

Be aware that these data have not undergone any quality control. For standard engineering practise please use the full quality-controlled data available for download from the QC Data tab.

These wave files contain the full range of parameters available from a Datawell DWR MkIII wave buoy and an additional two wave parameters Energy Period (Te) and Wave Power (P).

A description of each of the wave parameters provided is available in the Wave Parameter Handbook on the Resources Page.

In subsequent use of the data, please use the following attribution:

Copyright: Teignbridge DC
Acknowledgement: Southwest Regional Coastal Monitoring Programme

Advanced Wave Data

Pnz_allwaveparameters2022.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2021.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2020.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2019.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2018.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2017.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2016.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2015.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2014.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2013.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2012.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2011.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2010.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2009.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2008.txt
Pnz_allwaveparameters2007.txt