National Network of Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes

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Note that these are real-time data and are not quality-controlled. Long-range graphs are plotted from a randomised subsample of half-hourly data.



Additional Information

 Met station location  50° 48.844' N  000° 06.046' W
 Tide gauge location  50° 48.707' N  000° 06.071' W


Brighton and Hove Council installed the met station on the cliffs in October 2011.

A pressure sensor tide gauge was first installed by Brighton Marina in July 2004 and decommissioned on 28 May 2016. 

A Valeport VRS20 Radar Level Gauge was installed inside the marina and became operational on 18 June 2018. It was last surveyed on 08 January 2019. 


21/02/2022 Data transmission has resumed.
18/02/2022 No data is being received from the tide gauge or met station, likely due to damage to the transmission equipment as a consequency of Storm Eunice. 
17/02/2022 Scheduled service of the tide gauge and met station.
29/07/2021 Scheduled service of the met station and tide gauge
23/02/2021 Scheduled service of the met station and tide gauge
29/09/2020 Unscheduled visit to met station to resolve wind data outage. 
11/09/2020 Scheduled service met station and tide gauge. 

Scheduled service met station and replacement of humidity and temperature probes. 

Scheduled service of tide gauge. 

13/09/2019 Scheduled service met station and tide gauge.
14/02/2019 Scheduled service met station and tide gauge. 
16/06/2018 Scheduled service met station. 

Installation of VRS20 Radar Level Gauge inside Brighton Marina. 

The instrument became operational on 18 June 2018. 

03/11/2017 Scheduled service met station.
20/07/2017 Scheduled service met station.
27/10/2016 Scheduled service met station.
01/06/2016 Met station visited to remedy outage. Data restored. 
28/05/2016 The tide gauge was badly damaged during a thunderstorm. Site decommissoined
28/10/2015 Scheduled service met station.
22/07/2015 Unscheduled service of met station. Data restored. 
06/05/2015 No data from met station due to memory issue of logger unit. 
01/04/2015 Scheduled service met station.
05/09/2014 Scheduled service met station.
04/04/2014 Scheduled service met station.
24/10/2013 The power converter was replaced. The station is operational again. 
27/09/2013 Scheduled service. Met station down due to faulty power converter. 
24/09/2013   Met station stopped sending data around 1100 this morning due to a mechanical failure. Replacement parts have been ordered.
08/03/2013 Scheduled service and installation of rain laser. 
22/05/2012 Scheduled service met station


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