FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS

Station Information

Station ID: 1372
Latitude: 23.866667
Longitude: -166.283333
GLOSS ID: 107
Coastline code: 760
Station code: 16
Country: UNITED STATES
Time span of data: 1974 – 2006
Completeness (%): 94
Date of last update: 14 Oct 2013

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)

Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: fren
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 14: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 14: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation - date unknown

KNOWN AS BOTH FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS AND TERN ISLAND

Documentation added 1991-06-11

French Frigate Shoal760/016 RLR(1983) is 8.9m below BMUSGS#1

Documentation added 1993-07-12

French Frigate Shoal760/016 RLR(1983) is 8.9m below BMUSGS#1

Documentation added 1996-10-07

instrument type: Fischer and Porter Analog-to-Digital Recorder

Documentation added 1997-11-13

11 Oct 1996: Handar Encoder installed and became primary gauge

Documentation added 1998-12-31

data for 1996 revised in December 1998

Documentation added 1999-11-15

data for 1997 revised in December 1999

Documentation added 2010-11-17

The complete dataset 1974-2004 has been supplied by UHSLC. After checking these
with existing data values these data have been added to the database. RLR
remains 6.371m.

Documentation added 2012-08-06

When preparing the RLR diagram for inclusion on the PSMSL website it was
discovered that the UHSLC dataset does not have an annual mean for 1983.
This was the RLR year on the old RLR diagram. RLR was recalculated using
1984 annual mean. RLR factor is now 6.171m.

Documentation added 2013-10-14

Complete dataset July 1974 to March 2007 downloaded onto database from UHSLC

Data Authority

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