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Scarborough

  

Additional Information

 Wave buoy location

 54° 17.60' N 000° 19.06' W

  WMO code  6201045
 Approximate water depth  19 m CD
 Approximate spring tidal range  4.8 m
 Storm threshold  3.25 m

 

Wave parameters are recorded using a Datawell Directional WaveRider Mk III buoy. The buoy was deployed on 18 January 2013, at which time the magnetic declination at the site was 1.66° west, changing by 0.18° east per year.

13/07/2018 The buoy was redeployed
22/06/2018  The buoy has come adrift and was recovered by the RNLI. Updates to follow. 
12/01/2018 Scheduled service
08/08/2017 Scheduled service
19/04/2017 The buoy has been redeployed.
16/03/2017 The buoy has come adrift, and has been recovered by a vessel. Updates to follow.
13/01/2017 Buoy has moved 340 m southeast during the storm
15/11/2016 Buoy re-deployed
07/11/2016 Buoy recovered
06/11/2016 The buoy has come adrift, rescue efforts are underway
08/06/2016 Buoy re-deployed
25/05/2016 Buoy had to be recovered today
12/03/2016 Scheduled service
23/07/2015  
Buoy re-deployed
31/05/2015 Buoy has been set adrift
13/05/2015 Buoy re-deployed
05/04/2015 The buoy has been recovered due to suspected water ingress
20/08/2014 The buoy has come adrift; a vessel is en route to retrieve it
08/07/2014 The buoy appears to have been dragged slightly off its deployment position, although is still within the licenced zone
03/06/2014 Buoy re-deployed
31/05/2014 The buoy has been cut adrift, rescue efforts are underway
17/12/2013 Buoy re-deployed
21/11/2013 Buoy came adrift around 6pm yesterday but was recovered later that day. 
18/01/2013 Buoy deployed

 

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