Coastal Data System - Waves (Gladstone)

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Measured and derived wave parameters from data collected by a wave monitoring buoy anchored at Gladstone. This site is jointly operated by the Department of Environment and Science and the Gladstone Ports Corporation. For more information please refer to

Field names;
Hs - Significant wave height, an average of the highest third of the waves in a record (26.6 minute recording period).
Hmax - The maximum wave height in the record.
Tz - The zero upcrossing wave period.
Tp - The peak energy wave period.
Dir_Tp TRUE - Direction (related to true north) from which the peak period waves are coming from.
SST - Approximation of sea surface temperature.

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Update Frequency Monthly