Station Information

Station ID: 486
Latitude: 61.933776
Longitude: 5.11331
Coastline code: 40
Station code: 211
Country: NORWAY
Time span of data: 1943 – 2023
Completeness (%): 94
Date of last update: 18 Jan 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: malo
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 802: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 802: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Maloy 040/211 RLR(1964) is 10.1m below BM No7

Documentation added 1995-03-30

Tide gauge network modernised, new equipment installed in 1986

Documentation added 2009-01-28

Following the input of revised data values station made Metric awaiting datum information.

Documentation added 2009-04-06

2007/8 mean sea level values entered as Metric only awaiting confirmation of a datum query.

Documentation added 2009-10-29

The Norwegian Mapping Authority have revised their datasets. Whole dataset for Maloy now refers to TGBM A29 N26 6.615m above TGZ. A RLR value for 2008 was calculated. Add 5.785 to all data to refer to RLR (2008) RLR (2008) is 12.4m below TGBM A29 N26

Documentation added 2010-04-19

The datapoints for 1959 and 1960 where switched off as there appears to be a datum error for this period. This data does not appear on the Norwegian website.

Documentation added 2012-09-05

For information on sea level rise along the Norwegian coast see paper "Contributions to sea level variability along the Norwegian coast for 1960-2010" by K. Richter, J.E.O. Nilsen and H Drange.

Documentation added 2013-07-15

The Norwegian authority has now confirmed that the Maloy data for 1959-1960 is missing from their database. They have asked PSMSL not to display this data.

Documentation added 2018-01-30

Using updated values from the Norwegian Mapping Authority a data value for April 1986 has been added.

Data Authority

Norwegian Mapping Authority
Hydrographic Service
Po. Box 60
4001 Stavanger