Coastal Data System - Waves (Townsville)

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Measured and derived wave parameters from data collected by a wave monitoring buoy anchored at Townsville.
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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.
Peak Direction - Direction (related to true north) from which the peak period waves are coming from.
SST - Approximation of sea surface temperature as measured by the buoy.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Source Coastal Data System - QGHL - Deagon
Version 1
Security Classification PUBLIC
Used in data driven application NO
Update Frequency Monthly