Station Information

Station ID: 189
Latitude: -20.317583
Longitude: 118.574417
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 494
Time span of RLR data: 1966 – 2015
RLR completeness (%): 92
Time span of metric data: 1913 – 2015
Metric completeness (%): 52
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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: PTHL
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 169: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 169: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 02-May-1995
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. Data up to 1960 was supplied by C.S.I.R.O, Tasmania.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-May-1996
Revised data 1960-1985 supplied by the National Tidal Centre, Bureau of Meteorolgy, South Australia.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 27-May-2002
Port Hedland 680/494 RLR(2000) is 12.761m below BM DMH 101
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 25-Feb-2008
Port Hedland 680/494 RLR(2000) is 12.762m below BM PA26

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