HOUT BAY

WARNING: METRIC STATION
THIS IS NOT RESEARCH QUALITY DATA.
USE WITH EXTREME CAUTION.

Station Information

Station ID: 774
Latitude: -34.05
Longitude: 18.35
Coastline code: 430
Station code: 56
Country: SOUTH AFRICA
Time span of data: 1955 – 1977
Completeness (%): 55
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 29 Nov 1990

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

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 28-AUG-96 :
For discussions of MSL changes and extreme sea levels around Namibia
and South Africa, see: G.B.Brundrit, S.Afr.J.Mar.Sci.,16,9-17,1995
and S.Searson and G.B.Brundrit, S.Afr.J.of Science, 91,579-588,1995.
PRIOR TO 1971 DATA SUPPLIED BY AUTHORITY CODE NO. 66
Hout Bay is an historic station last data 1977

Data Authority

University of Cape Town
Department of Surveying, Menzies Building
No.24 Engineering Mall
Rondebosch 7700
SOUTH AFRICA