FUNAFUTI

Station Information

Station ID: 1452
Latitude: -8.533333
Longitude: 179.216667
GLOSS ID: 121
Coastline code: 732
Station code: 11
Country: TUVALU
Time span of data: 1977 – 2001
Completeness (%): 93
Frequency Code: C
Date of last update: 17 Oct 2002

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: fong
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 25: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 25: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 08-OCT-91 :
RLR(1989) IS 8.8M BELOW BM UH-1 8/10/91
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Funafuti 732/011 RLR(1989) is 8.8m below BM UH-1
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Mar09 :
all data up to and including 1998 received from University of
Hawaii Sea Level Center
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Aug13 :
Gauge types:
(Oct 1977 - Aug 1986 )Fischer and Porter
Analog-to-Digital Recorder (ADR)
(Aug 1986-May 1990) Leupold and Stevens
Analog-to-Digital Recorder (ADR);
(Aug 1986-present) Handar Encoder 436A (ENC)
(Jul 1988-present) Handar Encoder 436B (ENB)
with datalogger (ENO)
NTF: Aquatrak acoustic gauge (SEAFRAME) from 1993
Primary gauge for UH purposes:
ADR:1974-4/90, ENC 5/1990-1994
ENB: 1995-1999, NTF: 2000-

Data Authority

National Tidal Centre
Bureau of Meteorology
PO Box 421
Kent Town 5071
South Australia
AUSTRALIA

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 12-Aug-2010 :
Formerly known as the National Tidal Facility