Station Information

Station ID: 830
Latitude: 60.154028
Longitude: -1.140306
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 1
Time span of data: 1957 – 2023
Completeness (%): 86
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: LERI, LWTG
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: lerw2
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 293: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 293: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Lerwick 170/001 RLR(1987) is 10.3m below TGBM HU4783 4129

Documentation added 1994-09-16

A Munro gauge is known to have been installed in December 1956, although a Lea system must have been operating prior to that. Another Lea replaced the Munro in November 1963. From May 1989 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 2012-05-22

When updating the RLR diagram to include Ordnance Datum Newlyn (ODN) it was noted that this is the same value as used for data for the period 1965-1979 and also agrees with the formally used Ordnance Datum Liverpool (ODL).

Documentation added 2015-05-18

TGI were at site 31.03.14 to carry out general maintenance and to change the compressor.

Data Authority

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