Sea level data formats

Ilfracombe on the North Devon coast. One of the UK Tide Gauge Network sites.
Ilfracombe on the North Devon coast. One of the UK Tide Gauge Network sites. ©

BODC hold and distribute sea level data from a variety of initiatives. These include data from the UK Tide Gauge Network — part of the National Tidal & Sea Level Facility (NTSLF); the European Sea Level Data (ESLD) portal; and the Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS), the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) and the Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) programme.

Data are made available in several standard formats as required by the applications. To find out more follow the links below

Bespoke sea level formats

Standardised BODC formats

Additionally, scanned images of historical tide gauge analogue charts and data ledgers are also made available as JPEG or TIFF formats.


Related BODC pages

UK Tide Gauge Network data     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
International sea level data      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)

Related external links

Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS)     National Tidal & Sea Level Facility (NTSLF)