Vestfjorden waverider

The Vestfjorden waverider is moored approximately 35 km west of Bodø at N67'20,493, E13'33,882 (a marinogram for the waverider position can be found on It is a Datawell MkIII directional waverider which is configured to report wave information every hour. The waverider is part of a collaborative effort between the Norwegian Coastal Administration, the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, and the Institute of Marine Research.

The latest observations from the waverider are shown below. The plot shows the observed significant wave height (Hs) and mean wave period (Tm02).

Wave height and period