TOWNSVILLE I

Station Information

Station ID: 637
Latitude: -19.25
Longitude: 146.833333
GLOSS ID: 60
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 51
Country: AUSTRALIA
Time span of data: 1959 – 2012
Completeness (%): 100
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 01 Aug 2013

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: TOW2

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 reordered
compared to those in earlier versions of the PSMSL data set.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-MAY-96 :
for data before 1959 acode=38
May 1996: data 1959-85 revised with new version from authority 62
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-JAN-98 :
gauge type currently float/stilling well
Queensland Beach Protection Authority operates analogue and digital
recorders on nearby Ro-Ro Wharf.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002May31 :
Townsville I 680/051 RLR(2000) is 11.379 below BM NMV/B/309A
From metadata downloaded from NTC the primary benchmark is now
PSM 100011 9.025m above the datum.
Tide gauge is a MACE recorder model 2000.

Data Authority

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

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