PORTLAND

Station Information

Station ID: 1547
Latitude: -38.343444
Longitude: 141.613167
GLOSS ID: 55
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 231
Country: AUSTRALIA
Time span of RLR data: 1992 – 2016
RLR completeness (%): 99
Time span of metric data: 1982 – 2016
Metric completeness (%): 98
Frequency Code: 24
Link to ellipsoid: Available
Date of last update: 25 Jan 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: PTLD
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: porl
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 129: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 129: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 02-MAY-95 :
Station density along some sections of the Australian coast has meant that station codes 601 onwards have been re-ordered compared to those in earlier versions of the PSMSL data set.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 09-MAY-96 :
Revised data for 1982 received from the National Tidal Centre, Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia. SEAFRAME station installed 23/07/1991
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Apr10 :
This is a "baseline station" of the Australian National Tidal Facility.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Apr10 :
Portland 680/231 RLR(1995) is 9.950m below PM(390)/BM38-81
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 26-Aug-2010 :
New information from National Tidal Centre and Geoscience Australia: Australian Height Datum (AHD) is 0.507 m above tide gauge zero Primary benchmark Portland PM 116 is 8.662 m above AHD
RLR definition updated: RLR (1995) is 15.669 m below PM 116
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 24-Oct-2011 :
Using information from the National Tidal Centre, Australia the RLR diagram has been revised. Benchmark PM116 is 9.169m above TGZ. The SEAFRAME sensor recovery benchmark (SSBM) is 3.425m above TGZ. RLR factor is 6.5m.

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