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Additional Information

 Wave buoy location  55° 11.11' N  001° 28.69' W
 WMO code  6201047
 Approximate water depth  18 m CD
 Approximate spring tidal range  4.2 m
 Storm alert threshold  3.32 m


Wave parameters are recorded using a Datawell Directional WaveRider Mk III buoy. The buoy was deployed on 21 June 2013, at which time the magnetic declination at the site was 2.2° west, changing by 0.18° east per year.  A DWR had previously been deployed at this location from 20 May 2010 to 04 February 2011.

17/12/2019 Scheduled service
12/07/2019 Scheduled service
28/11/2018 Communication with the wave buoy was lost. 
31/08/2018 Scheduled service
19/02/2018 The buoy has been redeployed
29/01/2017 The buoy was cut adrift, has been recovered and will be redeployed ASAP. 
27/07/2017 Scheduled service
23/06/2016 Scheduled service
The buoy has been re-deployed
08/01/2016 The buoy is adrift
24/07/2015 Scheduled service
27/01/2015 Scheduled service
12/05/2014 Scheduled service
21/06/2013 Buoy deployed


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