Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services, Coastal Division (MDK)
Flemish Banks Monitoring Network (MDK)
The Flemish Banks Monitoring Network consists of a nautical Monitoring Network, weather forecasting centres on the shore and a computer network in Ostend. The monitoring network is made up of measuring pillars and wave data buoys, fitted with hydro-meteo sensors. Link to service.
Wave Forecasts (MDK)
Wave forecasts for 5 locations on the Belgian coast. Link to service.
Balearic Islands Coastal Observing and Forecasting System (SOCIB)
French Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (SHOM)
Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA)
Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN)
Slovenian Environment Agency (ARSO)
The Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI)
The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS)
Operational Forecasts (MUMM)
A hydrodynamic model describes the distribution of three-dimensional currents and the height of the surface of the sea. This takes account of the influence of the moon and the stars on the movement of the water as well as the effect of the meteorological conditions (wind and pressure). At the moment it provides forecasts over… Read more »
OSERIT – oil spill evaluation and response integrated tool (MUMM)
MUMM’s OSERIT oil drift and fate model interface is a 24/7 accessible support tool for evaluation of an oil spill report by MUMM duty personnel, Coast Guard Centres and other governmental authorities involved in oil pollution response at sea or the follow-up of a (presumed) illegal pollution. More about OSERIT here.
Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service (DHMZ)
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (IOR)
Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI)
DMI Arctic Products
In this web page, The Arctic Today, You can find static and dynamically updated information about the state of the Arctic.
DMI/COI Forecasts and observations
Products from the Centre for Ocean and Ice at DMI. Link to products.
Defence Centre for Operational Oceanography (FCOO)
FCOO Marine forecast
Marine Forecast shows current meteorological and oceanographic forecast and measurements. Link to service.
Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech)
METOC portal (MSI)
Portal on meteorological and oceanographic information. Link to service.
MSI Marine Forecasts
Marine forecasts at the weather service web site. Link to service.
MSI Sea Level Information System
The coastal observational network, run by MSI, has undergone a significant evolution since 2005 and presently consists of 11 on-line stations. Link to service.
Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)
Marine weather for Baltic (FMI)
Marine information for the Baltic sea. Includes: Weather forecast for shipping Marine weather observations Sea level Wave height Ice conditions Wave forecast Link to service.
French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer)
Coastal Coriolis (IFREMER)
Coastal Coriolis is a Data portal for all in-situ data platforms in Coastal French waters.
The Coriolis observing system. Credit: Ifremer A system for operational oceanography has been developed in France to monitor and forecast the ocean behaviour. It is composed of three components: Sea-surface observation using satellite sensors, In situ measurements from ships, moored or drifting autonomous systems, Assimilation of in-situ and satellite data in an ocean… Read more »
Mercator Ocean International (MOi)
Mercator Ocean Operational Services
Mercator Ocean has set up different services to meet a variety of user needs. Link to services.
Mercator Ocean Reference Products
Mercator Ocean Reference Products are classified in 2 categories: “Real Time” Reference Products represent the recent past, present and future ocean state updated daily or weekly. The recent past ocean state is 1, 14 or 21 days old. 5, 7 or 14 days forecasts are provided. “Delayed Time” Reference Products represent the past ocean state older than… Read more »
Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)
BSH GeoSeaPortal (BSH)
Central access point of BSH for geospatial data from oceanography, hydrography, shipping and spatial planning.
Marnet Monitoring Network (BSH)
Marine Environmental Monitoring Network in the North Sea and Baltic Sea comprising twelve automated measuring stations. Access here.
Operational Model System of BSH
Operational forecasting system of BSH for the North Sea and Baltic Sea. Access here
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR)
By establishing a network of observation buoys and the creation of a specialized operational center for the processing of the data collected and the production of forecasts, POSEIDON is an infrastructure at the leading edge of modern oceanography in Europe. The network of observation buoys records continuously the physical, biological and chemical parameters of… Read more »
Marine Institute (MI)
HAB weekly bulletin (MI)
Our HAB Bulletins provide information on the potential development of toxic and/or harmful phytoplankton.
Irish Digital Ocean (MI)
User friendly website providing access to MI data and other relevant marine related observations and monitoring data
Marine Data Centre (MI)
The National Marine Data Centre of Ireland consists of hosted online data services including descriptive metadata to find data, maps and graphs to view data; and services to download data. The Digital Ocean concept acts as the one-stop-shop to all data related to marine matters including all the activities, programmes and services provided by the… Read more »
Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC)
National Research Council of Italy (CNR)
Operational Oceanography products (CNR)
Operational oceanography products from the Operational Oceanography Group, Institute for Marine and Coastal Environment, CNR Oristano. Link to products.
Italian National Agency for new technologies, energy and sustainable economic development (ENEA)
Mediterranean tidal currents forecast (ENEA)
Web portal providing tidal circulation for the Mediterranean sea at 1/48°. Higher resolution forecasts (1/200°) are computed for the Strait of Gibraltar and the Turkish Strait System.
Mediterranean wave energy Forecasting (ENEA)
Web portal providing wave energy forecast at the spatial resolution of 1/32°. Higher resolution forecasts (1/128°) are computed over ten sub-basins around the Italian coasts.
National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV)
Mediterranean ocean forecasting System (MFS)
Web portal providing physical state forecasting for the Mediterranean Sea. Link to service.
Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA)
Italian national data buoy network (RON)
The Italian national data buoy network (RON – Rete Ondametrica Nazionale) measures sea wind waves. Real time data are available here. RON includes 15 directional wave buoys and the corresponding land based receiving stations collecting real time series of wave and meteorological parameters every 30 minutes. It provides data needed to define… Read more »
Italian national tide gauge network (RMN)
The Italian national tide gauge network (RMN – Rete Mareografica Nazionale) continuously monitors the sea level and a number of related meteorological and physical parameters. Data (real time and time series) are available at: www.mareografico.it/?syslng=ing RMN includes 36 coastal stations. It is the hugest network for sea level measurement in the Mediterranean,… Read more »
Venice Lagoon and North Adriatic tide gauge network (RMLV)
The Venice Lagoon and North Adriatic tide gauge network (RMLV) supports the local real-time storm surge prediction and warning system (7 tide stations in the North Adriatic Sea and coastal lagoons). The data collected (tide level, wind speed and direction, atmospheric pressure, air temperature, precipitation, humidity, wave height and period) are published in nearly real… Read more »
National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS)
E2M3A Observatory (OGS)
The E2M3A observatory, located in the Southern Adriatic Pit, works almost continuously since 2006 hosting the longest open-sea time series in the Adriatic (Eastern Mediterranean Sea). The recorded time-series at the E2-M3A station can be used for studies of long-term changes of Adriatic response to local climatic forcing. E2M3A Observatory has open access to… Read more »
Ecosystem Analysis and Forecast (OGS)
The OGS Ecosystem Analysis and Forecast web page presents two operational forecast systems: Daily/weekly update of current biogeochemical seawater conditions and 10-day forecasts for the Mediterranean Sea (integration of the CMEMS Mediterranean Sea forecast system with satellite and BGC-Argo observations) Daily update of current physical and biogeochemical seawater conditions and 72-hour forecasts for the Northern… Read more »
Dutch Continental Shelf Model (DCSM-version 6)
The model was made for the government Rijkswaterstaat, and has been running operationally since September 2013. Dutch Continental Shelf Model. Credit: Deltares
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)
Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
IMR Research data
The Institute of Marine Research continuously collects large amounts of data from all Norwegian seas. Data are collected using vessels, observation buoys, manual measurements, gliders – amongst others. Link to portal.
Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET Norway)
MET Norway oceanographic data
Oceanographic information and data for the Nordic Seas and Arctic Ocean from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute. Link to service.
Polar View – European Arctic Node (MET Norway)
Regional Ice Charts from MET Norway. Link to service.
Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC)
Satellite monitoring of HABs and water quality conditions (NERSC)
Near Real-Time Algal Bloom and Water Quality Monitoring Service for the North Sea and Skagerrak Provided by NERSC. Link to service.
Satellite monitoring of sea ice (NERSC)
Arctic ice concentration maps from SSMI data based on the NORSEX algorithm. Link to service.
TOPAZ forecasting system (NERSC)
Operational Prediction system for the North Atlantic European coastal Zones. Link to service.
Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMGW-PIB)
IMGW-PIB Oceanographic information
The Department of Oceanography and Baltic Sea Monitoring is involved in regular measurements of the physical and chemical parameters of the marine environment and coastal atmosphere. Access to oceanographic information here.
Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAN)
Gdynia Maritime University, Maritime Institute
Hydrographic Institute (IH)
Products of the Hydrographic Institute
The Hydrographic Institute of Portugal collects and disseminates to a wide user community useful hydrographic/oceanographic information. Link to products.
Portuguese Institute for the Ocean and Atmosphere (IPMA)
Products and services of the Portuguese Institute for the Ocean and Atmosphere (IPMA)
Beach and Ports: http://www.ipma.pt/en/maritima/costeira/ Waves: http://www.ipma.pt/en/maritima/cartas/ Marine Weather Forecast: http://www.ipma.pt/en/maritima/boletins/ Surface Currents Forecast: http://www.ipma.pt/en/maritima/stream/ Sea Surface Temperature Forecast: http://www.ipma.pt/en/maritima/sst/ Sea Surface Height Forecast: http://www.ipma.pt/en/maritima/ssh/ Satellite SST and Chlorophyll: http://www.ipma.pt/en/maritima/satelite/ UV index: http://www.ipma.pt/en/ambiente/uv/ Cascais Watch: Read more »
National Institute of Biology (NIB)
Real time data from the Oceanographic buoy Vida (NIB/MBS)
A brief description of the coastal oceanographic buoy ‘Vida’ Stainless-steel buoy Vida was manufactured and deployed in operation in 2008 by the company Manta d.o.o.. The buoy’s hull is made of stainless steal 6 mm thick. It is 2.5 m in diameter and the height of the upper-most sensor (the anemometer) is 5 m…. Read more »
Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO)
Oceanic observatory for the Iberian shelf (RAIA)
IEO is partner to the oceanic observatory for the Iberian shelf, http://marnaraia.org/. For more information click here.
Oceano-meteorological Buoy Augusto González de Linares (IEO)
This oceano-meteorological buoy was deployed on September 27, 2007, at the position 43º50’N 3º47’W, located 22 miles North of Cabo Mayor in Santander. Water depth at the buoy is 2850 meters. This mooring complements other studies related to climate variability in Atlantic and Bay of Biscay waters which have been carried out by the Instituto Español… Read more »
Data from thermosalinometers that monitor continuous properties of water in the subsurface are available through the IEO data centre. Link to service.
Upwelling index (IEO)
Upwelling index time series provided by the Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO). Link to data.
Puertos del Estado
Puertos del Estado Oceanographic products
Real time, forecasta and reanalysis data of physical oceanographic parameters (waves, tides, currents, wind,etc.) in Spanish waters. Link to products.
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)
Marine and coastal weather (SMHI)
This product show the marine and coastal weather of the seas surrounding Sweden. It includes warning information when issued and some recent observations.
OceanWeb is a web application that has been developed at SMHI for the visualization of ocean observations and forecasts for the sea areas around Sweden. OceanWeb presents graphs showing sea level observations and forecasts at specific points around the coast, for both Sweden and other… Read more »
Sea Levels and Waves (SMHI)
This product show time series of observations and forecasts from water level and wave measuring stations in the Baltic Sea, Kattegat and Skagerrak. Access here
SMHI oceanographic products for BOOS
SMHI products delivered to the Baltic Operational Oceanography System. Link to data.
Swedish Lightships measurements
Swedish Lightships measurements (1860-1972). Link to data.
Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas)
National Oceanography Centre (NOC)
UK Met Office
UK Met Office Marine weather
The Met Office initiates warnings and prepares routine forecasts for dissemination on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). Link to service.