Station Information

Station ID: 1732
Latitude: 51.57
Longitude: -3.975444
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 179
Time span of data: 1988 – 2014
Completeness (%): 68
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 06 May 2015

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: SWAS
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: mumb

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 20-JUL-94 :
An Aanderaa pressure system installed in 1988 was replaced in January
1989 by an "A Class" bubbler.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 08-SEP-94 :
Aanderaa data used for MSL to end of July 1990
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-May-2012 :
Mumbles has been made RLR. Primary benchmark is TGBM 13.821m above TGZ (ACD).
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 03-Jul-2014 :
TGI visited the site on 06.12.2013 to change the compressor.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 02-Jun-2015 :
From April 2014 there were problems with power loss due to contractors working on site. There is no data after 12.06.14. TGI were at site 18.06.14 for general maintenance and to investigate the power loss and on 07.11.14 again to carry out general maintenance. The tide gauge is to be re-instated on Mumbles pier during 2015.

Data Authority

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