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General
Data set name

Wave data off the west coast of Denmark

Data holding centreDanish Coastal Authority, Ministry of Transport and Energy
CountryDenmark  Denmark
Time periodFrom 1975 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Along the west coast of Denmark within a distance of 3 km from the coast line

Observations 
Parameters

Wave direction; Wave height estimates; Other wave statistics; Spectral wave data parameters; Wave height and period statistics

Description 
Summary

Wave recorders have been operated on 11 positions along the west coast of Denmark. At present recorders are operated on 7 positions. On three of these positions the recorders are only operated in the winter period. The purpose of collecting these data is to provide a basis for forecasting, mathematical modelling, statistics, and planning.

OriginatorsDanish Coastal Authority, Ministry of Transport and Energy
Data web sitehttp://www.kyst.dk
Availability 
OrganisationDanish Coastal Authority, Ministry of Transport and Energy
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactJens Bech Joergensen
Address

Danish Coastal Authority, Ministry of Transport and Energy
Hojbrovej 1
Lemvig

DK-7620
Denmark

Telephone(+45) 99 63 63 63
Emailkdi@kyst.dk
Administration 
Collating centreAarhus University, Department of Bioscience, Marine Ecology Roskilde
Local identifier13016002
Global identifier1103
Last revised2009-03-14