Station Information

Station ID: 190
Latitude: 56.00593
Longitude: -2.51688
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 41
Time span of RLR data: 1913 – 1950
RLR completeness (%): 99
Time span of metric data: 1913 – 1973
Metric completeness (%): 63
Date of last update: 01 Jan 1980

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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Dunbar 170/041 RLR(1950) is 9.3m below BM NT6786 7934

Documentation added 1994-07-20

Gauge was maintained and data were processed by the Ordnance Survey.

Documentation added 1997-07-22

1913-51: a Carey-Porter gauge functioned continuously

Documentation added 1997-09-01

Recording was terminated in 1951 due to increasing siltation.

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 2012-03-20

There is a years worth of 'METRIC' data for Jan-Dec 1973. This is the record from a bubbler gauge installed by Doug Leighton and David Pugh in September 1972 and maintained throughout 1973.
Dunbar is an historic station last data 1950

Data Authority

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