Station Information

Station ID: 202
Latitude: 50.103
Longitude: -5.542833
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 161
Time span of data: 1915 – 2023
Completeness (%): 98
Link to ellipsoid: Available
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 GNSS Stations from SONEL: NEWL
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: newl2, newl3
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 294: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 294: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Newlyn 170/161 RLR(1964) is 11.7m below TGBM SW4676 2855

Documentation added 1994-07-21

Newlyn had a stilling well gauge operated by the Ordnance Survey until 1981. In 1981 an Aanderaa presure system gauge was installed,replaced in September 1983 by an "A Class" bubbler.

Documentation added 1994-09-21

Data processed by Ordnance Survey until 1981

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 2014-07-03

TGI visited the site on 22.10.2013. During processing the data for November was found to be ~40mm high.

Documentation added 2015-05-18

There were problems with loss of pressure at the end of February and September 2014. TGI were at site 30.09.14 their report indicates that the gauge needs to be totally re-furbished.

Data Authority

Horizon House
Deanery Road