Station Information

Station ID: 1613
Latitude: -38.67548
Longitude: 178.02238
Coastline code: 690
Station code: 8
Time span of data: 1984 – 2022
Completeness (%): 54
Date of last update: 18 Sep 2023

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: GISB, MAKO
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: gist
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 78: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Gisborne 690/008 RLR(1986) is 9.8m below BM GBI

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Gisborne 690/008 RLR(1986) is 9.8m below BM GBI
Gisborne is an historic station. Last data 1991

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

Documentation added 2013-08-07

The tide gauge at Gisborne is once again operational. LINZ have confirmed the datum remains the same.

Documentation added 2014-09-02

Following the re-instatment of the tide gauge the supplying authority has been changed from Hydrographic Office, Royal New Zealand Navy to LINZ.

Documentation added 2021-08-23

A revised copy of the New Zealand data values for station Gisborne has been received from the data supplier the Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). The revised dataset begins in 2007. This exercise has been carried out to correct some anomalies with the high frequency data.

Data Authority

Land Information New Zealand
155 The Terrace
PO 5501
Wellington 6145