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30 metre / 98.4 ft wave recorded off Ireland's West Coast this morning

by Niall Duffy 30 Oct 2020 04:03 PDT
30 Mtr - 98.4 ft wave recorded © Irish Weather Buoy Network

A monster wave measuring 30 Mtr - 98.4 Ft was recorded at 03:00 today by the Marine Institute M6 buoy located 200nm West of Ireland.

The wave generated by the tail end of Hurricane Epsilon was one of the highest ever recorded in Irish waters.

The network is managed by the Marine Institute in collaboration with Met √Čireann and the UK Met Office. The Irish Weather Buoy Network is designed to improve weather forecasts and safety at sea around Ireland. The buoy network provides vital data for weather forecasts, shipping bulletins, gale and swell warnings as well as data for general public information and research.

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