The tide gauge building is located on the West side of the lock entrance to Newport Docks.
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Tide gauge location
The brick tide gauge building contains the data logging system and a pneumatic bubbler with two full-tide and mid-tide measuring
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 are supplied to the following authority:
- Environment Agency Wales / Asiantaeth yr Amgylchedd Cymru
1992 – The DATARING system was installed with two full-tide measuring systems
2001 – New POL data logger installed
2006 – Tide gauge measuring system demolished by collapsing fendering
2007 – Temporary bubbler fitted into the stilling well
2007 – New full- and mid-tide bubblers installed