Station Information

Station ID: 1109
Latitude: 58.440972
Longitude: -3.086306
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 5
Time span of data: 1965 – 2023
Completeness (%): 92
Date of last update: 02 Feb 2024

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: wick

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Wick 170/005 RLR(1977) is 10.0m below BM ND3667 5081

Documentation added 1994-07-20

A Lea stilling well gauge was installed in November 1964. From October 1985 the gauge has been an "A Class" bubbler.

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 2012-05-24

The original ND 3667 5081 5.077m above TGZ was destroyed during site re-furbishment. New Primary benchmark also ND 3667 5081 is 5.084m above TGZ.

Documentation added 2014-07-04

TGI visited the site on 06.02.2013 to carry out general maintenance and investigate a blocking channel. The primary channel started blocking during March 2013. there were also problems with the secondary channel which was recording a constant value. TGI returned to site on 14.04.2013 to repair both channels, one was found to be blocked while the other had a leaking relief valve. During May the primary channel was again blocking and from mid July 2013 there were also recording issues with the data on the falling tide.

Documentation added 2015-05-18

TGI were at site twice during 2014 08.09.14 when they were diving to clear the blocking channel and 05.10.14 for general maintenance and to change the compressor.

Data Authority

Horizon House
Deanery Road