Coastal Observatory, Liverpool Bay, Irish Sea National Oceanography Centre website
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Coastal Observatory, Irish Sea
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» About us
» Project summary
» Future plans
» Participants
» Survey dates
» Outputs
» Service level
» Register for data
» Conditions of use
» Disclaimer
» Steering Group
» SG Documentation

» Monitoring
» Coastal tide gauges
» Ferry measurements
» Fixed locations
» Met stations
» Radar
» Rivers
» Satellite
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Bird perch during a survey
Bird perch during a survey

What's new

2nd April 2012
Glider deployment
Glider-117 Zephyr was launched on another Irish Sea mission at 15:00 on the 2 April 2012.
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Fri 18 Jan 5:02 GMT 2019

» About us
About the Irish Sea Observatory, future plans, participants, cruise plan, outputs, register for data, Steering Group information.

» Monitoring
What we are monitoring? Get the latest meteorology, wave heights, currents, tidal sea levels, sea water temperature, salinity, turbidity chlorophyll. Some in real-time others in delayed mode.

» Modelling
22 January 2014The Liverpool Bay Coastal Observatory is no longer supported by modelling and forecasting. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

» MapViewer
Get information also contained within the monitoring and modelling parts of the website using a map based system.

» Status
Tells you about problems with the real-time data and model forecasts, on-going maintenance and scheduled down times.

Real-time latest
Liverpool Bar Light
2014/05/22 23:59
Sea temp 13.9 degC
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WaveNet Buoy
2013/04/03 13:00:00
Wave height .60 m
Hilbre Island
Hilbre Island Met Station
Data not available
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