Station Information

Station ID: 566
Latitude: 60.558333
Longitude: -145.751667
Coastline code: 821
Station code: 20
Time span of RLR data: 1964 – 2023
RLR completeness (%): 95
Time span of metric data: 1949 – 2023
Metric completeness (%): 80
Date of last update: 26 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: EYAC
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: cord2, cord
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 583: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Cordova 821/020 RLR(1974) is 13.2m below BM11

Documentation added 1992-04-02

South Alaskan Coastline Earthquake Prone - e.g. Magnitude 9.2 Earthquake of 28 March 1964 - See Savage and Plafker, JGR,96(B3), 4325-4335, 1991

Documentation added 1998-12-10

Data for 1949-53 received from University of Hawaii Sea Level Center

Documentation added 2011-11-23

Using information from the NOAA website the RLR diagram has been revised. Previous Primary benchmark 11 10.025m above gauge datum no longer appears in the NOAA reports. Secondary benchmark 4050 E 1982 7.498m above gauge datum appears both on the original RLR diagram and the NOAA report. Current Primary benchmark is 4050 Q 1998 16.455m above gauge datum.

Data Authority

N.O.A.A. / N.O.S.
N/oes33, Ssmc4, Room 6531
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring,
MD 20910