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Data set name

Waverider data series from stations on the Belgian coast (since 1978)

Data holding centreFlemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works; Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services; Coastal Division
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom 1978 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Stations on the Belgian coast

Observations 
Parameters

Spectral wave data parameters; Wave height and period statistics

Description 
Summary

Waverider data series as follows: Trapegeer (51°08’15.04”N; 02°34’58.97”E): 15 minute data from 1994 until present. Oostende- Eastern Pier (51°14’48.60”N; 02°55’39.60”E): 15 minute data from 1997 until present. Wandelaar (51°23’31.80”N; 03°03’01.80”E): 15 minute data from 1995 until present. A2-buoy (51°21’34.80”N; 03°07’11.40”E): 15 minute data from 1983 until present. Scheur Wielingen (51°24’05.40”N; 03°18’08.40”E): 15 minute data from 1995 until present. Zeebruges -Sand Collecting Quay (51°21’20.40”N; 03°11’34.20”E): 15 minute data from 2009 until present. Bol Van Heist (51°22'43"N; 03°12'27"E): 15 minute data from 1978 until 2011. Akkaert South (51°24'58"N; 02°49'08"E): 15 minute data from 1982 until 2012. Blankenberge (51°19’01.80”N; 03°06’4.00”E): 15 minute data from 2010 until present. Nieuwpoort (51°09’41.10”N; 02°41’27.00”E): 15 minute data from 2010 until present. Kwintebank (51°21'00"N; 02°42'21"E): 15 minute data from 2003 until 2010.

OriginatorsFlemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works; Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services; Coastal Division
Data web sitehttp://www.kustdata.be/
Availability 
OrganisationFlemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works; Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services; Coastal Division
AvailabilityBy negotiation
Contactir. Kathleen Bernaert (Head of Coastal Division)
Address

Flemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works; Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services; Coastal Division
Administratief Centrum Vrijhavenstraat 3
Oostende

8400
Belgium

Telephone+32-(0)59-55 42 11
Facsimile+32-(0)59-50 70 37
Emailkust@vlaanderen.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11014001
Global identifier1014
Last revised2015-09-02