Station Information

Station ID: 682
Latitude: 63.113859
Longitude: 7.734352
Coastline code: 40
Station code: 161
Country: NORWAY
Time span of data: 1952 – 2023
Completeness (%): 98
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: kris

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Kristiansund 040/161 RLR(1964) is 9.0m below BM"Kai"

Documentation added 1995-03-30

Prior to 1978 fcode=C

Documentation added 1995-03-30

Tide gauge network modernised, new equipment installed in 1986

Documentation added 2009-04-06

2007/8 mean sea level values entered as METRIC only awaiting confirmation of a datum query.

Documentation added 2009-10-29

The Norwegian Mapping Authority have revised their datasets. Whole dataset for Kristiansund now refers to benchmark D25 N40 which is 11.519m above TGZ. A value of 4.981m has been calculated for RLR (2008).RLR (2008) is 16.5m below TGBM D25 N40.

Documentation added 2012-09-05

For information of sea level rise 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 data values for September, October and November 1986 have been updated using revised values supplied by the Norwegian Mapping Authority.

Data Authority

Norwegian Mapping Authority
Hydrographic Service
Po. Box 60
4001 Stavanger