CARNARVON

Station Information

Station ID: 1115
Latitude: -24.898694
Longitude: 113.651028
GLOSS ID: 52
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 479
Country: AUSTRALIA
Time span of data: 1965 – 2016
Completeness (%): 83
Date of last update: 02 Oct 2018

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 167: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 167: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1995-05-02

Station density along some sections of the Australian coast has meant that station codes 601 onwards have been re-ordered compared to those in earlier versions of the PSMSL data set.

Documentation added 1996-05-20

Revised data up to 1984 received from the National Tidal Centre, Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia

Documentation added 1998-01-23

Current type of gauge=float/stilling well 1964-77 float/stilling well analogue gauge at the Main Jetty 1977-89 float/stilling well analogue gauge in present location in the boat harbour
May 1989 digital recorder installed

Documentation added 2002-05-27

Carnarvon 680/479 RLR(2000) is 10.892 below BM Peg 13

Documentation added 2002-05-27

Datum relationships for Carnarvon data in the 1960s and 1970s are uncertain.

Documentation added 2011-10-18

Using metadata from the National Tidal Centre, Australia the RLR diagram has been revised. Primary benchmark is now A 876 3.739m above Chart Datum

Documentation added 2013-03-14

It is now known that the reference datum for Carnarvon changed from Chart Datum to Lowest Astronomical Tide (LAT) on 01/01/2009. The difference between the two is 0.14m RLR factor has changes from 6.0m to 5.86m

Data Authority

National Tidal Centre
Bureau of Meteorology
PO Box 421
Kent Town 5071
South Australia

Documentation added 2010-08-12

Formerly known as the National Tidal Facility