Station Information

Station ID: 1109
Latitude: 58.440972
Longitude: -3.086306
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 5
Time span of data: 1965 – 2016
Completeness (%): 92
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 28 Jun 2017

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: wick

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2001Jan02 :
Recent work on vertical land movements in the UK can be found from the University of Nottingham web site: http://ukcogr.iessg.nottingham.ac.uk/~eosi/
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Wick 170/005 RLR(1977) is 10.0m below BM ND3667 5081
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-JUL-94 :
A Lea stilling well gauge was installed in November 1964. From October 1985 the gauge has been an "A Class" bubbler.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 24-May-2012 :
The original ND 3667 5081 5.077m above TGZ was destroyed during site re-furbishment. New Primary benchmark also ND 3667 5081 is 5.084m above TGZ.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 04-Jul-2014 :
TGI visited the site on 06.02.2013 to carry out general maintenance and investigate a blocking channel. The primary channel started blocking during March 2013. there were also problems with the secondary channel which was recording a constant value. TGI returned to site on 14.04.2013 to repair both channels, one was found to be blocked while the other had a leaking relief valve. During May the primary channel was again blocking and from mid July 2013 there were also recording issues with the data on the falling tide.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 18-May-2015 :
TGI were at site twice during 2014 08.09.14 when they were diving to clear the blocking channel and 05.10.14 for general maintenance and to change the compressor.

Data Authority

British Oceanographic Data Centre
National Oceanography Centre
Joseph Proudman Building, 6 Brownlow Street
L3 5DA