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MEDIN Wave Metadata Tool

Interactive map to source wave data from UK public and private sector organisations more information>>

Channel Coastal Observatory

Wave, tide, topography, hydrography mapping and data for the UK south coast region more information>>


Strategic wave monitoring network for England and Wales that provides a single source of real-time wave and temperature data from a network of wave buoys located in areas at risk from flooding more information>>

Coastal Observatory Irish Sea wave model

A Met Office model run twice daily forecasts direction, significant height and time period of both wind waves and swell waves for the Irish Sea. A combined significant height (wind and swell waves) is also available more information>>

Directional Waverider South of the Faroe Islands (FOIB)

Real-time wave data from a buoy located 61.299N 6.276W at a depth of 266 m more information>>

Wave Models (Met Office)

Global, European and UK wave model output providing forecasts of sea state more information>>

European Centre for Medium Range Forecasts (ECMWF) ERA-40 Re-Analysis project

Wave model data, held at the British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC), are available to academic users within the UK. These data are extracted from the European Centre for Medium Range Forecasts (ECMWF) global analyses of atmosphere, land and ocean-wave conditions from mid-1957 to August 2002 more information>>

Archiving, Validation and Interpretation of Satellite Oceanographic data (AVISO)

Wave data from satellite altimeter measurements in near-real time and delayed mode more information>>

French ERS Processing and Archiving Facility (CERSAT)

Wave data from Envisat (ENVIronmental SATellite) radar altimeter more information>>

Radar Altimeter Database System (RADS)

Access to altimeter data from seventeen satellite missions, compiled by Delft University of Technology more information>>

Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC)

Access to global altimeter data more information>>