Station Information

Station ID: 466
Latitude: 46.158478
Longitude: -1.220736
Coastline code: 190
Station code: 121
Country: FRANCE
Time span of data: 1941 – 2017
Completeness (%): 52
Link to ellipsoid: Available
Date of last update: 03 May 2018

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: LROC
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: larp, larp2

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
1942 data supplied by B.O.D.C.DATA SUPPLIED BY AUTHORITY NO. 66
1956-1963 data supplied by the National Geographical Institute, France
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-Jun-1991
La Pallice 190/121 RLR(1978) is 12.2m below BM C1(NGFN.6)1966
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 16-Mar-1993
There are anomalously low values for Oct 62 - April 63.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-Dec-2001
New acoustic gauge installed at La Pallice 28/4/1997 at 4609N 00113W (prev. 4610N). This was replaced by a radar (Krohne BM70) gauge on 23/4/2001.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 29-Mar-2012
Name of the Primary benchmark has been changed to IGN O.O.K3 - 126 9.107m above Zero Hydrographique.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 24-Sep-2014
Using values from the SONEL website the latitude and longitude for La Rochelle have been revised. The downloaded data from SONEL contained some additional data points particularly for the early 1940's. Because of this the complete dataset has been reloaded.

Data Authority

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29200 BREST