Service status

We continuously monitor our web site for issues that may affect your use of our sites and services. If you are experiencing any difficulty using our web site then please do not hesitate to contact us or email our Web Master. For urgent enquiries for data, please email We will endeavour to fix any issues and/or get data to you as soon as we can, but cannot guarantee a response outside office hours.

Service disruption

    There is currently no service disruption.

Planned maintenance

    An upgrade of our Oracle databases to Oracle 19 will take place on 29 and 30 September 2020. All BODC systems and services which connect to the databases will be inoperable during this period. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

We have a maintenance window on working days between 07:00 and 07:30 GMT. Access to our web sites and web services should be considered 'at risk' during this period.

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