Within the usual range for this location
Current level recorded at
9:30pm, Tuesday 21st September BST
(8:30pm, Tuesday 21st September GMT)
Change from previous measurement: 0.166m
(recorded at 9:15pm, Tuesday 21st September BST)
The usual range of the North Sea at Kirkwall Tide Gauge is between -1.22m and 2.45m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.
The typical recent level of the North Sea at Kirkwall Tide Gauge over the past 12 months has been between -1.38m and 2.36m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.
The highest level ever recorded at the North Sea at Kirkwall Tide Gauge is 2.58m, reached on Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 12:15pm.
Note that this data may not take account of recent measurements, as we wait until a level has been verified by SEPA before adding it to our records.
There are no flood warning locations near this monitoring station.
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