Station Information

Station ID: 681
Latitude: 68.801261
Longitude: 16.548236
Coastline code: 40
Station code: 61
Country: NORWAY
Time span of data: 1952 – 2015
Completeness (%): 95
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 08 Sep 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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Harstad 040/061 RLR(1964) is 9.8m below BM "Puller"
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 30-MAR-95 :
Prior to 1978 fcode=C
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 30-MAR-95 :
Tide gauge network modernised, new equipment installed in 1988
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 19-Jul-2010 :
The Norwegian Mapping Authority has revised their datasets. The Primary benchmark for Harstad is now M8 N12 which is 9.244m above TGZ. The RLR wasre-calculated using 2008 as the RLR year. The revised RLR factor is 5.456m tobe added to the data. RLR (2008) is 14.7m below TGBM M8 N12.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 05-Sep-2012 :
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.

Data Authority

Norwegian Hydrographic Service
Postbox 60
N-4001 Stavanger