LERWICK

Station Information

Station ID: 830
Latitude: 60.154028
Longitude: -1.140306
GLOSS ID: 236
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 1
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Time span of data: 1957 – 2015
Completeness (%): 91
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: LWTG
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: lerw, lerw2
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 293: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 293: hourly and daily

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: http://ukcogr.iessg.nottingham.ac.uk/~eosi/
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Lerwick 170/001 RLR(1987) is 10.3m below TGBM HU4783 4129
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 16-SEP-94 :
A Munro gauge is known to have been installed in December 1956, although a Lea system must have been operating prior to that. Another Lea replaced the Munro in November 1963. From May 1989 the gauge has been an "A Class" bubbler.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-May-2012 :
When updating the RLR diagram to include Ordnance Datum Newlyn (ODN) it was noted that this is the same value as used for data for the period 1965-1979 and also agrees with the formally used Ordnance Datum Liverpool (ODL).
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 18-May-2015 :
TGI were at site 31.03.14 to carry out general maintenance and to change the compressor.

Data Authority

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