The tide gauge building is located in the corner of the harbour car park. The pressure points are fixed on the seaward end of the
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Tide gauge location
The tide gauge building contains the pneumatic control panel and POL data logging equipment.
The tide gauge is levelled to the tide gauge bench mark supported by Ordnance Survey auxiliary marks.
- Environment Agency, South West Region
- Environment Agency, Southern Region
- Environment Agency, Midlands Region
- Environment Agency Wales / Asiantaeth yr Amgylchedd Cymru
1968 – Lea gauge installed
1973 – Ott punch tape recorder installed, Lea gauge removed
1983 – Ott recorder removed
1983 – DATARING system installed with full tide pressure point and Wellhead unit
1991 – Building removed after storm damage to the pier
1991 – Building and DATARING system reinstalled
1992 – Mid-tide pressure point installed
2000 – Tide gauge building removed for the demolition of the pier
2000 – Temporary tide gauge established in a cabinet on the harbour car park
2002 – Tide gauge system relocated to the new tide gauge building – two full-tide and mid-tide pressure points were fixed to the low jetty wall