HINKLEY POINT

Station Information

Station ID: 1758
Latitude: 51.210611
Longitude: -3.131333
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 168
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Time span of data: 1990 – 2017
Completeness (%): 91
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: hink

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1994-07-20

An "A Class" bubbler system installed in March 1990.

Documentation added 1994-09-21

Hinkley Point 170/168 RLR(1992) is 15.6m below TGBM ST 2104 4634

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 2006-11-15

Historic tige gauge information: Initially gauge fitted with
incorrect datum level.
September 1991 underwater transducers lifted and re-levelled.

Documentation added 2006-11-15

Historic tige gauge information: Initially gauge fitted with
incorrect datum level.
September 1991 underwater transducers lifted and re-levelled.

Documentation added 2014-07-03

Due to fouling of the sensors additional sensors were installed in May 2012. For the 2013 data some of the low waters were flagged due to siltation.

Documentation added 2015-06-02

TGI were at site 12.03.14 and again 12.06.14 for general maintenance. Data from Channel2 has been flagged throughout due to fouling of the sensor. Channel1 was flagged over some low waters possibly due to the effects of turbulance during stormy weather.

Data Authority

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