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.
Gwynt Y Môr
|Wave buoy location||53° 28.62' N 003.20' W|
|Approximate water depth||10 m CD|
|Approximate spring tidal range||7.2 m|
|Storm threshold||3.75 m|
Wave parameters are recorded using a Datawell Directional Waverider Mk III owned by RWE Innogy UK Limited, who have kindly agreed to make their real-time and archived data freely available to other users via this website. The buoy was deployed on 27/04/2007, at which time the magnetic declination at the site was 3.79° west, changing by 0.16° east per year.