GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Newlyn

The GLOSS Station Handbook is currently being re-designed and upgraded.

Until a new version is available, the tide gauge station list below from the last version of the Handbook provides links to further details about each tide gauge in the GLOSS Core Network. Click the GLOSS number buttons to view the information. Click column headings to sort the table.

Station information

General
Gloss number241
Station nameNewlyn
CountryU.K.
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)50.1
Longitude (+ve E)-5.55
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1915 - 1984 Float/stilling well
1983 - Bubbler gauge
Responsible countryU.K.
Authority responsible for tide gaugeNational Oceanography Centre, Joseph Proudman Building, 6 Brownlow Street, Liverpool, L3 5DA, UK
GLOSS contactUK
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureYes
BubblerYes
AcousticNo
RadarYes
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea temperature
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 minute intervals; filtered to hourly heights.
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 294 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 241 Document 30932 Document 83297
High frequency data at UHSLCData 294a Document 294a File format
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkOrdnance Survey Benchmark bolt inside tide gauge hut, adjacent to stilling well. Ordnance Survey grid reference: SW 4677 2856.
Benchmark relationshipsTGZ = Admiralty Chart Datum (ACD)
TGZ = 3.05m below Ordnance Datum Newlyn (ODN)
TGZ = 7.8012m below TGBM (from 1988 onwards)
Auxiliary benchmarksAUX 1: Flush bracket 1565 on NW face of South Pier wall 17.8m SW of tidal observatory. OS grid reference: SW 4673 2851
AUX 2: Flush bracket 1520 on NW face of wall on SE side of South Pier Road. OS grid reference: SW 4659 2841
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 202
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodDoodson X0 filter
PSMSL code202
Other relevant codesUHSLC 294
Additional information
Nearest Met. stationSt. Mawgan
Last updated16 February 2005