RABAUL

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Station Information

Station ID: 1164
Latitude: -4.2
Longitude: 152.183333
GLOSS ID: 65
Coastline code: 670
Station code: 21
Country: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Time span of data: 1966 – 1997
Completeness (%): 83
Frequency Code: C
Date of last update: 08 Dec 1998

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR 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)

Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 10: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Rabaul 670/021 RLR(1983) is 9.4m below BM3M303
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 23-APR-96 :
A volcanic eruption on 30 Sep, 1994 resulted in heavy subsidence until Oct 1. Based on geodetic leveling information provided by local authorities, -13 cm were added to the Oct 1994 data and -14 were added to the Nov 1994 data
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 07-OCT-96 :
gauge type: (1966-71 unconfirmed), (1974-present) Leupold and Stevens Analog-to-Digital Recorder (ADR);(10/1984-present) Handar Encoder (ENC)Primary gauge: ADR:1974-90, ENC 1991-
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 13-NOV-97 :
1966 - 1971 data contributed by the National Tidal Center
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 07-Aug-2012 :
Data ends December 1997.

Data Authority

University of Hawaii
Department of Oceanography Division of Natural Sciences
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu
Hawaii 96822
UNITED STATES