NARVIK

Station Information

Station ID: 312
Latitude: 68.428286
Longitude: 17.425759
Coastline code: 40
Station code: 81
Country: NORWAY
Time span of data: 1928 – 2017
Completeness (%): 89
Date of last update: 07 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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Narvik 040/081 RLR(1964) is 13.5m below BMN9N27

Documentation added 1993-07-29

Values from November 1928 - February 1929 anomalously low (checked to be correct as received from authority).

Documentation added 1995-03-30

Tide gauge network modernised, new equipment installed in 1989

Documentation added 2009-01-28

Following the input of revised data values station made Metric awaiting datum information.

Documentation added 2009-10-29

The Norwegian Mapping Authority have revised their datasets.

Documentation added 2009-10-29

Whole dataset for Narvik now refers to TGBM N9 N28 8.881m above TGZ. A value for RLR 2008 was calculated. The RLR factor is now 5.119m add this value to data to refer to RLR (2008). RLR (2008) is 14.0m below TGBM N9 N28

Documentation added 2012-09-05

For information on sea level change along the Norwegian coast see paper "Contributions to sea level variability along the Norwegian coast for 1960-2010" by K. Richter, J.E.O. Nilsen and H. Drange.

Documentation added 2013-07-16

Data for 1928/9 had been flagged see comment above. However, taking the whole dataset only Jan/Feb 1929 look suspect.The rest of the flags have been removed.

Data Authority

Norwegian Mapping Authority
Hydrographic Service
Po. Box 60
4001 Stavanger