MILLPORT

Station Information

Station ID: 755
Latitude: 55.749806
Longitude: -4.906333
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 241
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Time span of RLR data: 1968 – 2016
RLR completeness (%): 79
Time span of metric data: 1955 – 2016
Metric completeness (%): 80
Date of last update: 28 Jun 2017

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: mill

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Millport 170/241 RLR(1976) is 12.9m below TGBM NS1757 5449

Documentation added 1994-07-20

A Cary-Porter stilling well gauge was installed in 1954, replaced by a Lea gauge in 1965. In March 1985 an "A Class" bubbler was installed.

Documentation added 1996-05-22

Charts from Millport were badly trimmed for 1977-1981 and the quality of the original charts was suspect up to 1983. In 1983 the data were poor (problems with gauge). Also 1984 values appear anomalously low.

Documentation added 1997-07-17

Revisions made to data for 1968-76 and 1984-95 following receipt of additional bench mark information

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 2006-11-15

Historical tide gauge information: Dataring installed March 1985. The building was re-furbished and new pressure points fitted in March 1996.

Documentation added 2014-07-03

There were two site visits during 2013 26.02.2013 to fit new DQ cards and again 18.10.2013 when an inspection dive was carried out.

Documentation added 2015-05-18

TGI were at site twice during 2014 02.03.14 for general maintenance and to change the compressor and again 02.07.14 for general maintenance only.

Data Authority

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