Station Information

Station ID: 637
Latitude: -19.25
Longitude: 146.833333
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 51
Time span of RLR data: 1959 – 2023
RLR completeness (%): 100
Time span of metric data: 1951 – 2023
Metric completeness (%): 92
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)

Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 334: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 334: 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 1996-05-17

Data up to 1959 supplied by Austarlian Ocean Data Centre N.S.W. Revised data for 1959-1985 supplied by the National Tidal Centre, Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia

Documentation added 1998-01-22

Gauge type currently float/stilling well Queensland Beach Protection Authority operates analogue and digital recorders on nearby Ro-Ro Wharf.

Documentation added 2002-05-31

Townsville I 680/051 RLR(2000) is 11.379 below BM NMV/B/309A From metadata downloaded from NTC the primary benchmark is now PSM 100011 9.025m above the datum. Tide gauge is a MACE recorder model 2000.

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