Station Information

Station ID: 982
Latitude: 50.368389
Longitude: -4.18525
Coastline code: 170
Station code: 157
Time span of data: 1961 – 2022
Completeness (%): 93
Date of last update: 01 Feb 2023

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: PMTH
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: plym

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Devonport 170/157 RLR(1975) is 11.3m below BNSX4468 5434

Documentation added 1994-02-07

Data before March 1991 received from the Hydrigraphic Dept.

Documentation added 1994-07-11

Numerous datum shifts and spikes with respect to Newlyn's record.

Documentation added 1994-07-21

Since March 1991, Devonport has had an "A Class" bubbler gauge operated by POL. Previously a Lea gauge had been in use since 1961 and the data processed by the Hydrographic Department.

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 2014-07-02

No site visits were carried out to Devonport in 2013

Documentation added 2015-05-06

TGI were at site 14.01.14 to carry out general maintenance and change the commpressor. Some readings were approximately 30mm low in places during February. No levelling was carried out during 2014.

Data Authority

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