LEITH II

Station Information

Station ID: 1526
Latitude: 55.989833
Longitude: -3.181694
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 32
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Time span of RLR data: 1989 – 2016
RLR completeness (%): 91
Time span of metric data: 1981 – 2016
Metric completeness (%): 73
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 GNSS Stations from SONEL: EDIN
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: leit

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/
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Leith II 170/032 RLR(1991) is 11.7m below TGBM
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 21-JUL-94 :
See Leith (170/031) for details of gauges employed at Leith.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 15-Nov-2006 :
Historic tide gauge information: Dataring installed in November 1988.
February 2002 new data logger fitted. This logger gave incorrect
density and gravity readings.
Tide gauge building was burned down in 2004.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 15-Nov-2006 :
Historic tide gauge information: Dataring installed in November 1988.
February 2002 new data logger fitted. This logger gave incorrect
density and gravity readings.
Tide gauge building was burned down in 2004.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 28-Jan-2009 :
Treat as suspect 2006 data onwards.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 03-Jul-2014 :
Two site visite were carried out during 2013. 26.02.2013 for general maintenance and again in 02.05.2013 again for general maintenance and change the compressor.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 02-Jun-2015 :
TGI were at site on 10.10.14 for general maintenance and to change the compressor.

Data Authority

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