ALESUND

Station Information

Station ID: 509
Latitude: 62.469414
Longitude: 6.151946
Coastline code: 40
Station code: 191
Country: NORWAY
Time span of data: 1945 – 2016
Completeness (%): 91
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 07 Nov 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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Alesund 040/191 RLR(1964) is 10.9m below BM No129
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 30-MAR-95 :
Tide gauge network modernised, new equipment installed in 1986
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 28-Jan-2009 :
Following the input of revised data values station made Metric awaiting datum information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-Apr-2009 :
2007/8 mean sea level values entered as METRIC only awaiting confirmation of a datum query.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 29-Oct-2009 :
A search was made on the Norwegian website to see if the datum issue could be resolved. From looking at the datasets it became obvious that they had been totally revised. Datum figures were found on the web and applied to the data. RLR was recalculated for 2008. There is still a query on the very early data which still needs confirming with the authority.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 15-Jul-2010 :
TGBM is now B27 N5 7.050m above TGZ.RLR (2008) was calculated to be 5.650m This value should be added to the data to refer to RLR (2008). RLR (2008) is 12.7m below TGBM B27 N5.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 05-Sep-2012 :
For information of sea level rise 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.

Data Authority

Norwegian Mapping Authority
Hydrographic Service
Po. Box 60
4001 Stavanger
NORWAY