Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
SSC IDSSC-bluf
Station NameBluff
CountryNew Zealand
Latitude-46.6
Longitude168.35
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
CodesLocationLatitudeLongitudeSensors
GLOSS: 129Bluff-46.6168.35Acoustic
UHSLC: 72N/AN/A
PSMSL: 213BLUFF (SOUTHLAND HARBOUR)-46.59765168.3454N/A
SONEL_GPS: 2907BLUFF-46.58506458168.29208764N/A
SONEL_TG: 2844BLUFF-46.59823300168.34482400N/A
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time Zone180E, GMT + 12hrs
OceanPacific
OperationalYes
Responsible countryNew Zealand
Additional parametersBarometric pressure
Tide gauge benchmarksBluff Fundamental Benchmark, stainless steel pin in concrete under iron cover in grounds of Police Station, corner of Lee and Barrow Streets.
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 8.620m below Bluff Fundamental Benchmark TGZ = 4.883m below War Memorial Benchmark
Auxiliary benchmarksAux 1 - War Memorial Benchmark, War Memorial, Marine Parade, copper pin in centre of bottom step, west side.
Other relevant informationThe old gauge is soon to be replaced. An analogue tide gauge using an ultrasonic sensor in a filtered stilling well was installed in 1989. It is not presently equipped to give data in computer compatible form. Record will be continuous and adjusted to hourly heights. Equipment was commissioned in 1990.
Other relevant codesUHSLC 072
Nearest Met. stationInvercargill Airport
Data availability
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '213'