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General
Data set name

Directional wave data from stations on the Belgian coast (since 1999)

Data holding centreFlemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works; Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services; Coastal Division
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom 1999 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Belgian Continental Shelf

Observations 
Parameters

Spectral wave data parameters; Wave height and period statistics

Description 
Summary

Directional wave as follows: Oostende-North Beach (51°14’17.00”N; 02°54’31.00”E): 30 minute data from 2001 until 2013. Bol van Heist (51°23’30.60”N; 03°12’01.50”E): 30 minute data from 1999 until present. Zeebruges-Dam North (51°21’24.60”N; 03°10’16.20”E): 30 minute data from 2003 until present. SW-Akkaert (51°21’34.80”N; 03°07’11.40”E): 30 minute data from 2012 until present. Kwintebank (51°21’00.00”N; 02°42’21.00”E): 30 minute data from 2010 until present. Raversijde (51°13’17.70”N; 02°42’30.00”E): 30 minute data from 2012 until present. Westhinder (51°22’51.72”N; 02°26’20.82”E): 30 minute data from 2006 until present.

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 identifier11014002
Global identifier1015
Last revised2015-09-02