Station Information

Station ID: 255
Latitude: 51.114389
Longitude: 1.322667
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 111
Time span of RLR data: 1961 – 2015
RLR completeness (%): 88
Time span of metric data: 1924 – 2015
Metric completeness (%): 82
Frequency Code: 24
Link to ellipsoid: Available
Date of last update: 31 May 2016

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: DVTG
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: dove

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 11-JUN-91 :
Dover 170/111 RLR(1984) is 13.8m below TGBMTR3193 4074
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-MAR-93 :
Possible datum shift in RLR record after data gap in the late 1970's.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-OCT-93 :
1960 values are based on 8 readings a day
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-JUL-94 :
Gauge was originally a Cary-Porter stilling well gauge, replaced by a Lege in July 1959, a Lea in October 1965, a Neyrpic in July 1976, and a Munro/Ott combination in 1978. From March 1986 data have been from a POL-designed potentiometer attached to the stilling well.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-SEP-94 :
March-December 1959: records unreliable 1976: harbour modifications
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 16-JUL-97 :
Data revised on receipt of additional TGBM information
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 02-Jul-2014 :
No data available for Dover 2013 as the primary channel recording ~100m high in places and has been flagged.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-May-2015 :
There is no data available for 2014 for Dover readings were erratic with the primary channel being up to 100mm high due to blocking.

Data Authority

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