Norddeutsches Küsten- und Klimabüro
Storm surges at tide gauge Helgoland

Development in the past

Storm Surge Height

In Helgoland there is currently no significant long-term trend in the maximum water levels.

Data from the current season are preliminary and reflect the present status of the ongoing season.

Interpretation of the figure

Is the height in the current storm surge season unusual?

Storm Surge Height

The higher the storm surges the less frequent the events. Heights of storm surges of the current season are denoted by colored symbols. They show how long it will take on average until an event of similar height may be observed again (x-axis).

Data from the current season are preliminary and reflect the present status of the ongoing season.

Interpretation of the figure