Water level data exchange


Improve national NW Shelf Sea storm surge services.


Build up infrastructure to facilitate sea level data exchange between partners. This has largely been achieved.

Information service: Sea level data exchange in near real time between NOOS partners
a) observations, down to 5 minute interval
b) forecasts, as issued 1-4 times a day
Ensemble prediction, utilising partners’ models. Built by Deltares, Netherlands.

Forecast quality intercomparison studies.



5-year storm surge validation (2010-2014)
5-year sea level validation (2008-2012)

Sub Goals

  • Validate sea level ensemble forecast
  • Create synoptic North Sea surge web page