Station Information

Station ID: 1549
Latitude: -20.623611
Longitude: 116.749056
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 486
Time span of data: 1982 – 2015
Completeness (%): 88
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 30 Jun 2016

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.

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 20-MAY-96 :
Revised data 1982-1986 recived from the National Tidal Centre, Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 23-Aug-2010 :
Supplying authority have confirmed that for data after 9/10/1982, vertical datum is Chart Datum. Primary benchmark A 958 is 7.477 m above Chart Datum. RLR (2008) defined as 11.6 m below
A 958
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 14-Mar-2013 :
The reference datum for King Bay changed from Chart Datum to Lowest Astronomical Tide (LAT) on 01/01/2009. The differece between the two is 0.12m the RLR factor has changed.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 19-Aug-2013 :
Following a recent download of data for King Bay from the NTC website it was noticed that the data for 2008 had been revised. This data has now been re-loaded onto the database.

Data Authority

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

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