Station Information

Station ID: 1506
Latitude: -35.108611
Longitude: 138.467028
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 298
Time span of RLR data: 1993 – 2010
RLR completeness (%): 100
Time span of metric data: 1980 – 2010
Metric completeness (%): 60
Link to ellipsoid: Available
Date of last update: 13 Oct 2011

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: PTSV
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 100: hourly and daily

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.

Documentation added 1996-03-28

SEAFRAME station installed 23/06/1992

Documentation added 2000-04-10

This is a "baseline station" of the Australian National Tidal Facility.

Documentation added 2000-04-10

Port Stanvac 680/298 RLR(2000) is 9.622m below BM6627/15929

Documentation added 2011-10-27

Using metadata from the National Tidal Centre, Australia Port Stanvac has been made RLR. Primary benchmark is 6527/8394 SEAFRAME sensor benchmark. 7.578m above Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ). TGZ is 1.280m below AHD (prior to 2008 TGZ was 1.2641m below AHD). The tide gauge was removed at the end of 2010.

Documentation added 2019-01-23

Information from the NTC website:- "The SEAFRAME at Port Stanvac was removed in November 2010 to allow Mobil Refining Australia to decommission the oil refinery. Re-establishment of a tide gauge near Port Stanvac is being investigated".

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