Station Information

Station ID: 189
Latitude: -20.317583
Longitude: 118.574417
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 494
Time span of RLR data: 1966 – 2022
RLR completeness (%): 93
Time span of metric data: 1913 – 2022
Metric completeness (%): 55
Date of last update: 01 Feb 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: PTHL
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 169: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 169: 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. Data up to 1960 was supplied by C.S.I.R.O, Tasmania.

Documentation added 1996-05-20

Revised data 1960-1985 supplied by the National Tidal Centre, Bureau of Meteorolgy, South Australia.

Documentation added 2002-05-27

Port Hedland 680/494 RLR(2000) is 12.761m below BM DMH 101

Documentation added 2008-02-25

Port Hedland 680/494 RLR(2000) is 12.762m below BM PA26

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