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||50° 43.43' N 000° 50.30' W|
|Approximate water depth||10.4 m CD|
|Approximate spring tidal range||4.6 m|
|Storm alert threshold||3.16 m|
Photos courtesy of FUGRO EMU Ltd.
Wave parameters are recorded using a Datawell Directional WaveRider Mk III buoy. The buoy was deployed on 22 August 2008, at which time the magnetic declination at the site was 2.1° west, changing by 0.14° east per year.
|12/01/2016||Scheduled service + the buoy has been redeployed at its licensed position|
|30/11/2016||The buoy has been dragged c. 650m to the southeast of its licensed location|
|01/03/2014||An error occurred at the shore station at 0700 causing a data gap until 1500 when the problem was rectified|