Station Information

Station ID: 683
Latitude: -41.050083
Longitude: 145.915
Coastline code: 680
Station code: 193
Time span of RLR data: 1993 – 2022
RLR completeness (%): 100
Time span of metric data: 1952 – 2022
Metric completeness (%): 72
Link to ellipsoid: Available
Date of last update: 27 Feb 2023

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: RHPT, BUR2, BUR1
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: barn
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 344: 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 1996-03-28

Revised data supplied by the National Tidal Centre, Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia. SEAFRAME station installed 03/09/1992

Documentation added 1996-03-28

Burnie is run by NTF/CSIRO

Documentation added 2000-04-10

This is a "baseline station" of the Australian National Tidal Facility.

Documentation added 2000-04-10

Burnie 680/193 RLR(2000) is 10.1m below SPM9087

Documentation added 2011-10-24

Using information from the National Tidal Centre, Australia the RLR diagram has been revised. Primary benchmark is 5.0m above TGZ. Seaframe sensor benchmark 11090RM 1 is 6.535m above TGZ - This is the NTC Levelling fixture after July 2008. The national Datum AHD is 1.938m above TGZ. RLR factor is 5.1m.

Documentation added 2018-10-03

Three Tasmanian stations Burnie, Devonport and Low Head have a spike in May 2016. When these are plotted together the spike gets larger as it travels around the coastline from Burnie to Devonport and finally to Low Head where the spike is so great it looks like an anomaly.

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