Station Information

Station ID: 1491
Latitude: 56.623111
Longitude: -6.064222
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 246
Time span of RLR data: 1989 – 2016
RLR completeness (%): 88
Time span of metric data: 1979 – 2016
Metric completeness (%): 69
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: tobe

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:
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Tobermory 170/246 RLR(1990) is 11.1m below TGBM NM 5069 5530
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-JUL-94 :
An Ott stilling well gauge installed in 1979, replaced by an "A Class" bubbler system in August 1987.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 04-Jul-2014 :
There were several visits to Tobermory by TGI during 2013. 26.03.2013 visit to carry out general maintenance and replace faulty power supply. 29.08.2013 again the carry out general maintenance but this time to carry out diving maintenance as well and finally 15.10.2013 when new support clamps were installed.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 02-Jun-2015 :
TGI visited the site twice during 2014 07/02/14 to change the compressor and again 01/07/14 for General maintenance.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 03-Dec-2015 :
This station was previously flagged. This station flag has now been removed.

Data Authority

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