Station Information

Station ID: 681
Latitude: 68.801261
Longitude: 16.548236
Coastline code: 40
Station code: 61
Country: NORWAY
Time span of data: 1952 – 2023
Completeness (%): 96
Date of last update: 18 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 Real Time Stations from VLIZ: hars

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Harstad 040/061 RLR(1964) is 9.8m below BM "Puller"

Documentation added 1995-03-30

Prior to 1978 fcode=C

Documentation added 1995-03-30

Tide gauge network modernised, new equipment installed in 1988

Documentation added 2010-07-19

The Norwegian Mapping Authority has revised their datasets. The Primary benchmark for Harstad is now M8 N12 which is 9.244m above TGZ. The RLR wasre-calculated using 2008 as the RLR year. The revised RLR factor is 5.456m tobe added to the data. RLR (2008) is 14.7m below TGBM M8 N12.

Documentation added 2012-09-05

For information on sea level change along the Norwegian coast see paper "Contributions to sea level variability along the Norwegian coast for 1960-2010" by K. Richter, J.E.O. Nilsen and H. Drange.

Documentation added 2018-01-25

Monthly mean values for September 1988 and November 2009 have been updated using revised data values from the Norwegian Mapping Authority.

Data Authority

Norwegian Mapping Authority
Hydrographic Service
Po. Box 60
4001 Stavanger