Station Information

Station ID: 1548
Latitude: 50.781778
Longitude: 0.057028
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 119
Time span of RLR data: 1991 – 2023
RLR completeness (%): 94
Time span of metric data: 1982 – 2023
Metric completeness (%): 84
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: nhav

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1994-07-21

An Aanderaa pressure system gauge was installed in May 1982, replaced by an "A Class" bubbler in November 1990. Prior to this (although data not held by the PSMSL), there had been a series of installations from at least 1890.

Documentation added 1997-07-16

The Revised Local Reference (RLR) was redefined because the BM used in the original determination was found to be unsuitable

Documentation added 2000-04-25

Newhaven 170/119 RLR(1993) is 12.7m below BM TQ 4495 0001

Documentation added 2001-01-02

Recent work on vertical land movements in the UK can be found from the University of Nottingham web site:

Documentation added 2006-11-15

Historic tide gauge information. Following the installation of dataring the benchmark value had changed due to subsidence. January gauge re-instated after completion of harbour works.
Major problems with radio interference during late 1990s and 2000 resulting in fitment of new logger. November 2004 DRZ software fitted.

Documentation added 2009-01-28

Treat as suspect data up to September 1992.

Documentation added 2014-07-03

TGI visited the site twice during 2013. 06.01.2013 to carry out repairs and servicing of the OTT gauge and again on 04.06.2013 for general maintenance and to change the compressor.

Documentation added 2015-06-02

There were no site visits by TGI during 2014.

Data Authority

Horizon House
Deanery Road