LOW HEAD

Station Information

Station ID: 2071
Latitude: -41.064444
Longitude: 146.794722
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 194
Country: AUSTRALIA
Time span of RLR data: 2010 – 2016
RLR completeness (%): 85
Time span of metric data: 2003 – 2016
Metric completeness (%): 72
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 2011-10-18

Low Head Tasmania is a new station. Gauge zero is given as 1.852m below AHD (TAS).

Documentation added 2016-07-07

Using information form the NTC website Low Head has been made RLR. Primary benchmark is SPM 9214 3.861m above the gauge datum.

Documentation added 2018-10-03

Three Tasmanian stations Burnie, Devonport and Low Head have a spike in May 2016. When these are plotted together the spike gets larger as it travels around the coastline from Burnie to Devonport and finally to Low Head where the spike is so great it looks like an anomaly.

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