Walvis Bay 427/001 RLR(1964) is 10.7m below BMTrig
Documentation added 1996-08-28
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.
Documentation added 2000-06-12
Data for 1993 deleted as clearly anomalous.
Documentation added 2009-09-24
Heights of chart datum relative to land levelling datum LLD(MSL)in South Africa and Namibia: Walvis Bay Datum: 1st Jan 1958 - 31st Dec 1978 = -0.913 Datum: 1st Jan 1979 - 31st Dec 1997 = -0.900 Datum: 1st Jan 1998 - 31st Dec 2002 = -0.966 Datum: 1st Jan 2003 onwards = -0.966 Datum is now LAT so unlikely to change.
Documentation added 2017-03-01
The tide gauge station in Walvis Bay has been out of action for most of 2016 as a consequence there are no monthly means available for 2016.The Namibian authority is in the process of upgrading the system.
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