Immingham tide gauge site

The tide gauge building is located on the East side of the entrance to Immingham Docks with the measuring system mounted on a leg of the lead-in jetty.
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Tide gauge location

The GRP tide gauge building contains the POL data logger and a pneumatic system with two full-tide and mid-tide bubblers.

The tide gauge is levelled to the tide gauge bench mark supported by Ordnance Survey auxiliary marks.

External users

Sea level pressures and/or elevations from this site are supplied to the following authority:

  • Environment Agency, North East Region

Site history

1976 – There is a Munro gauge located on the West lead-in jetty at the entrace to Immingham Docks
1986 – DATARING system installed with a full tide bubbler and a potentiometer on the Munro gauge
1996 – Tide gauge system moved to a new site on the East lead-in jetty - the measuring system consists of two full-tide and mid-tide bubblers
2000 – New POL data logger installed
2007 – Tide gauge building removed for site redevelopment
2007 – Temporary tide gauge cabinet installed on the lead-in jetty

Location
Latitude53° 37.824'N
Longitude0° 11.25'W
Grid refTA 1995 1640
Earliest data1953
Tidal levels 2008 to 2026
HAT7.99 m
LAT0.16 m
MHWS7.22 m
MHWN5.78 m
MLWN2.60 m
MLWS1.04 m
H for 2017 7.68 m
L for 2017 0.50 m
H for 2018 7.79 m
L for 2018 0.30 m
MSR6.18 m
MNR3.18 m

Abbreviations
HAT – highest astronomical tide
LAT – lowest astronomical tide
MHWS – mean high water springs
MHWN – mean high water neaps
MLWN – mean low water neaps
MLWS – mean low water springs
H – highest for year
L – lowest for year
MSR – mean spring range
MNR – mean neap range

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