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° 30.27' N 000° 36.41'W|
|Approx. water depth||17 m CD|
|Approximate spring tidal range||4.6 m|
|Storm alert threshold||4.22 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 1.8° west, changing by 0.18° east per year.
|12/09/2019||The buoy has been redeployed|
|08/07/2019||The wave buoy parted from its mooring but was recovered. It is currently tied up in Whitby Harbour.|
|17/12/2018||A replacement buoy has been deployed|
|26/10/2018||The buoy came off its mooring but found its way to Whitby Harbour. It is currently tied up in the harbour in calm waters.|
|23/06/2016||Buoy swapped out today|
||Buoy has come adrift; recovery efforts are underway|
|17/05/2015||Buoy set adrift again|
|08/05/2015||Buoy has come adrift. Will be recovered ASAP|
|25/06/2014||The buoy has come adrift again, and was kindly towed to harbour by a local fishing vessel|
|05/05/2014||Buoy has come adrift. Will be redeployed as soon as possible|
|17/02/2014||Last nights' data gap was caused by an issue experienced at the shore station computer|
|17/11/2013||Buoy came adrift this morning but was moved back to licenced position this evening and checked for damage|
|19/06/2013||The buoy appers to have been hit and has been set adrift|