KANTON ISLAND-B

Station Information

Station ID: 1329
Latitude: -2.816667
Longitude: -171.716667
GLOSS ID: 145
Coastline code: 750
Station code: 12
Country: KIRIBATI
Time span of data: 1972 – 2012
Completeness (%): 86
Frequency Code: C
Date of last update: 14 Oct 2013

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 Real Time Stations from VLIZ: kant
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 13: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 13: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Kanton Island II 750/012 RLR(1986) is 9.0m below BMUH-1
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 07-OCT-96 :
gauge type: (Feb 1975 - Feb 1986 )Fischer and Porter Analog-to-Digital Recorder (ADR); (Feb 1986-present) Leupold and Stevens Analog-to-Digital Recorder (ADR); (Feb 1982-present) Handar Encoder (ENC) *note, for May 1972 - Feb 1975, type unconfirmed Primary gauge: ADR: 1975-90, ENC: 1991-
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-Nov-2010 :
The complete dataset 1972-2007 supplied by UHSLC. After checking these with existing data values these have been loaded onto the database.RLR value remains 6.013m.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 14-Oct-2013 :
Complete dataset May 1972 to April 2012 downloaded onto database from UHSLC
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 23-Sep-2015 :
From information extracted from the UH levelling sheets it appears that the RLR diagram was drawn using the values from the 1977 levelling. In subsequent levelling exercises the Primary Benchmark on the diagram UH1 is not stable. UH now appear to be using the tide staff value of 2.604m relative to the datum.

Data Authority

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