LOWESTOFT

Station Information

Station ID: 754
Latitude: 52.473111
Longitude: 1.750111
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 68
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Time span of data: 1955 – 2017
Completeness (%): 95
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 GNSS Stations from SONEL: LOWE
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: lowe

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Lowestoft 170/068 RLR(1978) is 9.6m below BM TM5477 9272

Documentation added 1993-09-27

August-October 1979 datum suspect

Documentation added 1994-09-20

A Lege stilling well gauge was installed in June 1955, replace by Munro and Ott systems in separate wells in May 1970. From February 1985 data have been taken from a potentiometer
attached to the Munro stilling well.

Documentation added 1997-07-17

1989 - November 1996: possible error in data of 2-3mm November 1996: new gauge installed

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 2014-07-03

TGI visited the site 04.12.2013 for general maintenance and changed the compressor.

Documentation added 2015-05-18

TGI were at site on 02.05.14 and 23.11.14 for General Maintenance.

Data Authority

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