KAWAIHAE, HAWAII ISLAND

Station Information

Station ID: 2128
Latitude: 20.036667
Longitude: -155.83
Coastline code: 760
Station code: 56
Country: UNITED STATES
Time span of data: 1988 – 2017
Completeness (%): 88
Date of last update: 14 Feb 2018

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric 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: kawa, kawa2
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 552: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 552: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 2012-01-24

Kawaihae, Hawaii Island has been downloaded from NOAA as a new station. Station is RLR, Primary benchmark is 7433 B 1989 3.094m above TGZ. RLR factor is 6.006m.

Documentation added 2018-03-13

Hawaii Island is a volcanic island and so there could be consequently related datum shifts within the records from the tide gauge at Kawaihae. Visible 'shifts' in the data in both 1999 and 2006 seem to be as a result of 'real' events. That in 2006 appears to be an earthquake or other eruption.

Data Authority

N.O.A.A. / N.O.S.
N/oes33, Ssmc4, Room 6531
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring,
MD 20910