The tide gauge equipment is located in the pier electrical room at the west side of the South Pier with the pressure points mounted
directly below on one of the pier legs.
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Tide gauge location
The tide gauge is located in the pier electrical room with access through the floor for the pneumatic tubes
connected to the pressure points below.
The pneumatic bubbler system consists of two full tide and mid-tide pressure points.
All three pressure lines are monitored by the POL data logger. The tide gauge is levelled to the tide gauge bench mark supported by
Ordnance Survey auxiliary marks.
There are currently no external users.
1996 – DATARING system installed with a mid-tide and two full tide bubblers
2001 – New POL data logger installed recording the two full tide sensors
2002 – Mid-tide sensor connected to the POL data logger