ILFRACOMBE

Station Information

Station ID: 1214
Latitude: 51.211139
Longitude: -4.112389
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 166
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Time span of RLR data: 1983 – 2017
RLR completeness (%): 79
Time span of metric data: 1968 – 2017
Metric completeness (%): 67
Date of last update: 06 Jun 2018

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric 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: ilfa

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Ilfracombe 170/166 RLR(1988) is 14.4m below TGBM SS5263 4791

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Ilfracombe 170/166 RLR(1988) is 14.4m below TGBM SS5263 4791

Documentation added 1994-09-21

A Lea gauge was installed in January 1968, replaced by an Ott in
March 1973 (both stilling wells), replaced by an "A Class" bubbler
in June 1983.

Documentation added 1994-09-22

1985: pressure point outlet blocked -
possible datum error, until November

Documentation added 2001-01-02

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/

Documentation added 2009-01-28

Treat data 2002 onwards as suspect

Documentation added 2014-07-03

TGI visited the site on 07.02.2013 for general maitenance and change the compressor. Some low waters were flagged.

Documentation added 2015-06-02

During 2014 the values appeared low on the rising tide at the beginning and end of the year. TGI were at site 29.01.14 for General maintenance and to change the compressor.

Data Authority

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