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Looe Bay


Additional Information

 Wave buoy location  50° 20.33' N  004° 24.65' W
 WMO code  6201025
 Approximate water depth
 10 m CD
 Approximate spring tidal range  4.8 m
 Storm alert threshold  3.69 m
 Met station location  50° 20.70' N  004° 27.17' W


Wave data are measured using a Datawell Directional WaveRider Mk III buoy. The buoy was deployed on 22 June 2009, at which time the magnetic declination at the site was 3.2° west, changing by 0.15° east per year.

The shore station is kindly hosted by Looe Coastguard station

13/05/2020 Scheduled service
22/05/2019 Scheduled service
10/03/2018 The Looe Bay meteorological station is producing wrong readings. This issues will be rectified ASAP. 

Wave Buoy back online, missing data will be recovered at next scheduled service April 2019. Met data logger not communicating, and is being investigated.

15/12/2018 Shore station communications offline.
24/10/2018 Scheduled service
05/05/2018 Scheduled service
04/01/2017 Scheduled service
Scheduled service
16/06/2015 Scheduled service
13/11/2014 There is a fault with the phone line
08/09/2014 Scheduled service
27/03/2014 The data gap from 11am yesterday to 10:30am today was due to a problem at the shore station.
13/03/2014 Scheduled service
04/09/2013 Scheduled service
20/03/2013 Scheduled service
05/09/2012 Scheduled service
30/11/2009 Scheduled service
17/02/2010 The shore station computer was swapped.
01/03/2010 Buoy re-deployed
25/02/2010 Buoy adrift, safely recovered and returned to Looe harbour. Poor weather conditions delaying re-deployment
13/05/2010 Scheduled service
13/12/2010 Scheduled service
02/01/2011 Data not coming through to the website, problem fixed on 05/01/2011
24/02/2012 Scheduled service
15/05/2012 Power outage. Issue resolved late in the day.


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