PORTLAND

WARNING: METRIC STATION
THIS IS NOT RESEARCH QUALITY DATA.
USE WITH EXTREME CAUTION.

Station Information

Station ID: 251
Latitude: 50.566667
Longitude: -2.433333
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 151
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Time span of data: 1923 – 1964
Completeness (%): 7
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 01 Jan 1980

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: weym

Station Documentation

=========================== 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/
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 21-JUL-94 :
An "Admiralty" stilling well gauge operated from 1852 to about 1930,
and a Gents gauge from June 1961 to 1964. In addition (although data
not with PSMSL), there was another Gents gauge between 1966 and 1972
and a portable Munro between December 1972 and 1978.
Portland is an historic station last data 1964

Data Authority

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