The purpose of the measurements is to gather wave data serving the following
safety of coastal shipping, small craft, ferries, surveying operations and
continual verification of the DWD wave forecasting model
general description of wave conditions and wave climate
The measurements are performed using moored wave-following buoys. Measurement
results are the
significant wave height, wave period, and wave direction, the latter
measured by some specially equipped buoys.
The wave data are published once a year on this website.