Station Information

Station ID: 1501
Latitude: -20.934924
Longitude: 55.285005
Coastline code: 451
Station code: 1
Country: RÉUNION
Time span of RLR data: 1975 – 2023
RLR completeness (%): 72
Time span of metric data: 1967 – 2023
Metric completeness (%): 65
Date of last update: 30 Jan 2024

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: LEPO
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: reun, reun2
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 164: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 164: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Pointe des Galets 451/001 RLR(1979) is 9.5m below Repere A

Documentation added 2010-08-24

Tide gauge was re-instated in 2007. Previous TGBM was BM A 3.0m above Chart Datum. TGBM is now IGN AMO 2.809m above Chart Datum. Chart Datum has remained the same as confirmed by Ronan Creach email of 19.08.10. Therefore RLR factor remains 6.500m.

Documentation added 2012-03-28

Now that there are several years of data for Pointe des Galets following its re-installation the data 2007 onwards appears to be higher than previously. Because of its remote location it is difficult to confirm this one way or the other.

Documentation added 2014-09-24

Using values from the SONEL website the latitude and longitude for Pointe des Galets have been revised. The data downloaded from SONEL included additional data for the 1960's and 2000's. These have been added to the database.

Data Authority

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29200 BREST