The tide gauge equipment is located within Cromer lifeboat station, with the pressure points attached to a leg of the lifeboat
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Tide gauge location
The tide gauge equipment is housed in a heated GRP cabinet within the lifeboat station with two full tide and mid-tide pressure
points. All 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.
Sea level pressures and/or elevations from this site, levelled to the National Geodetic Network, are supplied to the following
- Environment Agency, Anglian Region
1984 – Temporary tide gauge system installed with an Aanderra recorder
1988 – DATARING system installed with two full tide bubblers
1996 – Tide Gauge relocated on the pier during refurbishment of the lifeboat station; new steelwork with two full tide and mid-tide pressure points were attached to a leg of the pier
1999 – DATARING system installed in lifeboat station with existing full tide bubblers
2000 – New POL data logger installed
2001 – New steelwork with two full tide sensors and a mid-tide sensor installed on the slipway leg of the lifeboat station