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
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: fren

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
KNOWN AS BOTH FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS AND TERN ISLAND
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
French Frigate Shoal760/016 RLR(1983) is 8.9m below BMUSGS#1
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
French Frigate Shoal760/016 RLR(1983) is 8.9m below BMUSGS#1
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 07-OCT-96 :
instrument type: Fischer and Porter Analog-to-Digital Recorder
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 13-NOV-97 :
11 Oct 1996: Handar Encoder installed and became primary gauge
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 1998Dec31 :
data for 1996 revised in December 1998
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 1999Nov15 :
data for 1997 revised in December 1999
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-Nov-2010 :
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.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-Aug-2012 :
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.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 14-Oct-2013 :
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
UNITED STATES