Station Information

Station ID: 216
Latitude: -33.177644
Longitude: 138.01165
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 391
Time span of RLR data: 1941 – 2022
RLR completeness (%): 99
Time span of metric data: 1917 – 2022
Metric completeness (%): 85
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.

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 1996-05-17

Data up to 1985 has been revised by the National Tidal Centre, Bureau of Meteorolgy, South Australia.

Documentation added 1999-08-25

For a discussion of sea level changes at Port Pirie, see Harvey et al., Journal of Coastal Research, 15, 607-615, 1999.

Documentation added 2011-10-20

Using information from the National Tidal Centre (NTC), Australia Port Pirie has been made RLR from January 1941. Earlier data was not made RLR because this does not appear on the NTC website. Benchmark does not have a name/number but is described as ' BM arrow cut in nth wst cnr of rear doorstep of HM office (destroyed)'. Benchmark is 5.098m above the datum chart datum. RLR factor is 5.202m.

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