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MetOcean Service Disclaimer

The MetOcean data collected through a range of coastal infrastructure including floating Aids to Navigation (AtoN) and a number of Lighthouse Stations augmented with sensor technology to collect the MetOcean data in real time, is designed to provide an indication only of prevailing weather and sea state conditions to support safer navigation at sea (“MetOcean Data”). The MetOcean Data is not subjected to full quality control or quality assurance procedures and may not meet the criteria and standards of the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) or the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) AtoN performance and response requirements. The MetOcean Data should be used only for information purposes and never relied upon in isolation. It does not purport to be comprehensive and as preliminary data is to be used with appropriate caution.

No responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of the Commissioners of Irish Lights and any related data providers for any errors, omissions or misleading information that may be contained in the MetOcean Data. The Commissioners of Irish Lights do not make any express or implied representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the MetOcean Data. The Commissioners of Irish Lights and associated service delivery partners accept no responsibility for any loss, damage, costs, or expenses suffered or incurred or claimed to have been suffered or incurred, or other claims for compensation in whole or in part, arising from or as a consequence of any person acting or failing or omitting to act as a result of a matter contained in the MetOcean Data or as a consequence of using or relying on the MetOcean Data for any purpose whatsoever.

The Commissioners of Irish Lights shall not be liable by reason of any implied warranty, condition or other term, or any duty at common law for any loss of profit or any indirect, special or consequential loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims (whether caused by the negligence of the Commissioners of Irish Lights, its servants or agents or otherwise) which arise out of or in connection with the provision of the MetOcean Data (including any delay in providing or failure to provide the MetOcean Data) or its use by the user. All terms, other than those set out, whether express or implied by statute or otherwise, are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

For all queries or to provide feedback on the MetOcean service please email MetOcean@irishlights.ie