Seawatch Wind Lidar Buoy
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    Strong winds? Large waves? Learning how the metocean conditions affects your assets makes for better planning and decision making. We provide in-depth understanding of the wind resources and ocean conditions at your project site.

    Jorn Erik Norangshol

    Jorn Erik Norangshol

    Global lead - Metocean



    Site-specific insights

    Get a full overview with highly accurate data and site-specific expert insights. Captured using only the most advanced meteorological and oceanographic technology.


    Work in any conditions

    With knowledge comes the ability to work in adverse conditions and harsh environments. This makes for more efficient operations and timely project delivery.


    In the cloud

    With our cloud-based platform, your offshore crews, onshore teams, and field vessels can all access the same, single information source. Easy, efficient, and fast.


    Across the complete life cycle

    We support offshore projects from concept to decommissioning, covering feasibility studies, siting, permitting, design, construction, operations and maintenance, and decommissioning.

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    metocean consultancy projects

    awarded and operational


    metocean systems projects

    completed in 2023


    and counting CAP437-compliant helideck monitoring systems

    used globally

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    Case study

    The world's largest offshore wind farm

    Fugro was involved at all stages of the development of a flagship renewable energy project which was officially inaugurated in July 2013.

    Case study

    Ensuring the first offshore wind farm in the US is structurally sound

    Block Island Wind Farm is the first offshore wind farm in the US. As such, it played a vital, pioneering role in showing the economic feasibility of renewable offshore energy. Our pile-drivability analysis and monitoring activities helped ensure its long-term success.

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Seawatch Buoy waiting to be deployed

    SEAWATCH® Wind Lidar Buoy

    The world's first Carbon Trust Stage 3 rated wind assessment platform providing metocean data synchronised and accessible in near real-time

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    SEAWATCH® Wind Lidar Buoy

    The SEAWATCH® Wind Lidar Buoy is a multipurpose buoy designed to accurately measure wind, wave and current profiles for wind resource assessments and engineering design criteria. 

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    05 Jul 2019


    A Comprehensive 3-D Hydrodynamic Model in Arabian Gulf

    A Methodology to Characterize Internal Solitons in the Ocean

    A Novel Approach to Generating a Hurricane Database for the Gulf of Mexico Based on Numerical Weather Prediction Models

    24 Apr 2023


    Assessment of turbulence intensity estimates from floating lidar systems

    Metocean planner

    Instant access to metocean metrics and weather window analysis to assist you with the scheduling of your offshore operations.

    Weather forecast service

    Our prepayment weather forecast service provides accurate and up-to-date weather forecasts in a quick and clear format.

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    Jorn Erik Norangshol

    Jorn Erik Norangshol

    Global lead - Metocean

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    Adam Birtwistle

    Regional lead Americas - Metocean

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    Kit Moss

    Regional lead Asia Pacific - Metocean

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    Youssef Atmani

    Regional lead Middle East & India - Metocean

    Weather forecasters in the Wallingford office.

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