Storm surge climatology: Northern Ireland

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Two tide gauges monitor the sea level on the coast of Northern Ireland, Bangor on the east coast and Portrush on the north coast.

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Bangor

Data from 1994–2012 [data 83% complete]

Top 10 skew surges

Date
Surge (m)
1996/11/06 07:30
1.028
2006/12/31 20:15
0.947
1997/02/19 21:45
0.931
2006/12/03 09:00
0.928
2006/11/19 22:00
0.875
2007/03/06 00:30
0.866
1997/12/24 19:15
0.844
1998/01/03 14:15
0.821
2002/02/01 13:30
0.816
2010/11/11 14:30
0.807

Portrush

Data from 1995–2012 [data 94% complete]

Top 10 skew surges

Date
Surge (m)
2005/01/11 19:15
1.086
2009/01/17 22:00
1.010
1998/11/09 09:45
0.969
2012/01/03 07:15
0.914
1996/11/06 05:15
0.908
2007/01/11 11:45
0.873
2002/03/10 17:30
0.857
2006/12/03 06:00
0.851
2006/12/03 17:15
0.846
2011/05/23 12:45
0.822