VIKER

Station Information

Station ID: 1759
Latitude: 59.036046
Longitude: 10.949769
Coastline code: 40
Station code: 341
Country: NORWAY
Time span of data: 1990 – 2017
Completeness (%): 97
Date of last update: 07 Feb 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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1995-03-30

tide gauge network modernised, new equipment installed in 1990

Documentation added 2000-04-25

Viker 040/341 RLR(1992) is 10.3m below TGBM (G37 N111)

Documentation added 2012-09-05

For information of sea level rise along the Norwegian coast, see paper " Contributions to sea level variability along the Norwegian coast for 1960-2010 "by K. Richter, J.E.O. Nilsen and H. Drange.

Documentation added 2015-11-17

The PSMSL has been notified by the Norwegian Authority that the tide gauge at Viker is sinking. The rate of sinking has been confirmed as 0.30mm/year. with the supply of the 2014 sea level data a revised dataset beginning January 1991 has been supplied. Future data will be supplied with the correction applied.

Data Authority

Norwegian Mapping Authority
Hydrographic Service
Po. Box 60
4001 Stavanger