KRISTIANSUND

Station Information

Station ID: 682
Latitude: 63.113859
Longitude: 7.734352
Coastline code: 40
Station code: 161
Country: NORWAY
Time span of data: 1952 – 2015
Completeness (%): 98
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 :
Kristiansund 040/161 RLR(1964) is 9.0m below BM"Kai"
=========================== 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 1986
=========================== 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 :
The Norwegian Mapping Authority have revised their datasets. Whole dataset for Kristiansund now refers to benchmark D25 N40 which is 11.519m above TGZ. A value of 4.981m has been calculated for RLR (2008).RLR (2008) is 16.5m below TGBM D25 N40.
=========================== 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 Hydrographic Service
Postbox 60
N-4001 Stavanger
NORWAY