EAST LONDON

Station Information

Station ID: 1192
Latitude: -33.027222
Longitude: 27.931667
Coastline code: 430
Station code: 90
Country: SOUTH AFRICA
Time span of data: 1967 – 2016
Completeness (%): 54
Frequency Code: 8
Date of last update: 23 Feb 2017

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)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: ELDN, ELDA
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 187: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 187: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 28-AUG-96 :
For discussions of MSL changes and extreme sea levels around Namibia
and South Africa, see: G.B.Brundrit, S.Afr.J.Mar.Sci.,16,9-17,1995
and S.Searson and G.B.Brundrit, S.Afr.J.of Science, 91,579-588,1995.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
East London 430/090 RLR(1967) is 11.2m below BM'TG Pit'
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 24-Sep-2009 :
Heights of chart datum relative to land levelling
datum in South Africa and Namibia: East London
Datum: up to 31st Dec 1978 = -0.762
Datum: 1st Jan 1979 - 31st Dec 1997 = -0.900
Datum: 1st Jan 1998 - 31st Dec 2002 = -1.006
Datum: 1st Jan 2003 onwards = -0.716
Datum is now LAT so unlikely to change.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-May-2010 :
There appears to be a spike in the dataset for November 2002. This is possibly
real as it appears in several of the S. African stations.

Data Authority

Hydrographic Office
Maritime Headquarters
Private Bag X1
Tokai 7966
SOUTH AFRICA