Station Information

Station ID: 213
Latitude: -46.59765
Longitude: 168.3454
Coastline code: 690
Station code: 41
Time span of data: 1917 – 2018
Completeness (%): 31
Date of last update: 23 Jul 2019

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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: BLUF
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 72: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 72: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Bluff(Southland H) 690/041 RLR(1922) is 14.0m below Fundamental BM

Documentation added 2002-02-07

Bluff data now supplied by Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) (Auth=53). Previously supplied by Royal NZ Navy (Auth=A5).

Documentation added 2003-01-17

New data from John Hannah added 17/01/03 which supercedes old data. New data does not have any missing days information. Old data has been backed up.

Documentation added 2003-01-17

New data from John Hannah was for Auckland II, Dunedin II, Lyttelton II and Wellington II.

Documentation added 2005-10-17

There is a new John Hannah paper referring to New Zealand data for Wellington, Dunedin, Lyttelton and Auckland. The reference is: "An updated analysis of long-term sea level change in New Zealand." Geophysical Research Letters, V31, L03307, doi:10.1029/2003GL019166 (2004).

Documentation added 2008-10-01

Full dataset for Bluff 1982-2007 received from Glen Rowe at LINZ 01.10.08.

Data Authority

Land Information New Zealand
155 The Terrace
PO 5501
Wellington 6145