The Manly Hydraulics Laboratory (MHL) manages and operates the New South Wales coastal environmental data programs. This
involves a quality assured, holistic approach to the collection, collation, analysis and delivery of a continuous time series
of environmental data. MHL provides specialist services in the area of water, coastal and environmental solutions. MHL
is a business unit within the NSW Department of Commerce. MHL has a quality system certified to AS/NZS ISO 9001: 1994-2000.
Areas of expertise include: investigation of oceanographic, coastal, estuarine and riverine processes; environmental and
water quality studies, data aquisition and field surveys; design and testing of water engineering structures and equipment;
and development and operation of physical and numerical models.
MHL measures the latest wave height, ocean tides, sea surface temperature, water level, rainfall and barometric pressure
off the coast and within NSW.
Please note that not all data is available online, latest observations only.