North Sea at Stromness Tide Gauge


Current River Level: 0.896m, steady

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 1:45pm, Sunday 16th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 1:30pm, Sunday 16th December GMT)

The normal level of the North Sea at Stromness Tide Gauge in average weather conditions is between -1.52m and 2.84m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the North Sea at Stromness Tide Gauge in more extreme weather conditions is between -1.47m and 2.96m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the North Sea at Stromness Tide Gauge is 2.96m, reached on Thursday 7th December 2017 at 11:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Stromness Tide Gauge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 536544
  • Watercourse: North Sea
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Orkneys
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Orkney Islands
  • Ceremonial County: Orkney

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