Strategic Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes
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|Location||51° 03.490' N 004° 16.610' W|
|Approximate water depth||10m CD|
|Tidal Range||Approx spring tidal range = 8.4m|
Photos courtesy of EMU.
Wave parameters are recorded using a Datawell Directional WaveRider Mk III buoy. The buoy was deployed on 17 June 2009.
The shore station is kindly hosted by RNLI Appledore.
|14/11/2012||The buoy came adrift around midnight but was recovered later in the day. It will be inspected prior to re-deployment.|
|29/08/2012||Braddick's Holiday Park have kindly hosted the shore station since the buoy's deployment in 2009, but are no longer able to do so due to refurbishements. We much appreciated the co-operation of Mr Braddick and his staff. RNLI Appledore have kindly agreed to host the new shore station. The buoy will be offline briefly while the shore station is moved.|
|28/05/2012||Scheduled service, buoy replaced.|
|17/10/2011||The buoy has been recovered but the weather is too rough for re-deployment.|
|15/10/2011||The buoy has come adrift; a boat is en route to recover.|
|24/10/2009||There is a major problem with the electrics at the shore station so no data are being received. Engineers have been called.|
|07/01/2011||Refurbishment works at the shore station meant the computer was turned off, should be back online 08/01/2011|
|21/02/2011||Continued refurbishment works at the shore station has caused loss of power.|