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.
|Wave buoy location||
54° 17.60' N 000° 19.06' W
|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.|
|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|
|06/11/2016||The buoy has come adrift, rescue efforts are underway|
|25/05/2016||Buoy had to be recovered today|
|31/05/2015||Buoy has been set adrift|
|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|
|31/05/2014||The buoy has been cut adrift, rescue efforts are underway|
|21/11/2013||Buoy came adrift around 6pm yesterday but was recovered later that day.|