The tide gauge equipment is situated in Port Erin lifeboat station and the pressure points are mounted close to the end of the
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Tide gauge location
The equipment is housed in a heated GRP cabinet within the lifeboat station with the full tide and mid-tide pressure points being
mounted on steelwork attached to a concrete leg of the slipway. All three pressure lines are monitored by the POL data logger.
The tide gauge is levelled to the tide gauge bench mark support by POL auxiliary marks.
Sea level pressures and/or elevations from this site are supplied to the following authority:
- Isle of Man Meteorological Office
1992 – DATARING system installed with two full-tide bubblers
1995 – Tide gauge removed during refurbishment of the lifeboat station
1998 – DATARING system installed with two full-tide and mid-tide bubblers
2001 – POL data logger installed