CAIRNS

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Station Information

Station ID: 953
Latitude: -16.916667
Longitude: 145.783333
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 41
Country: AUSTRALIA
Time span of data: 1960 – 2016
Completeness (%): 76
Date of last update: 02 Oct 2018

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

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1995-05-02

Station density along some sections of the Australian coast has meant that station codes 601 onwards have been re-ordered compared to those in earlier versions of the PSMSL data set. DATA Data up to 1960 were supplied by the Australian Oceanographic Data Centre N.S.W. Harbour and city area are unstable as they are on filled land.

Documentation added 1996-05-17

Revised data for 1960-1982 supplied by the National Tidal Centre, Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia

Documentation added 2010-08-23

Supplying authority have confirmed measurement datum is LAT, and the primary tide gauge bench mark, PSM 96052, is 5.008m above LAT. RLR (2009) has been defined as 10.3m below PSM 96052

Data Authority

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

Documentation added 2010-08-12

Formerly known as the National Tidal Facility