Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility fong
GTS station code
GTS message type
Transmit interval (min)
National Tidal Centre/Australian Bureau of Meteorology ( Australia )
Added to the system
Type of sensor
Sampling rate (min)
Units of measure
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
180E, GMT + 12hrs
Data acquisition rate
6 minute intervals
Barometric pressure, water and air temperature, wind speed and direction.
Tide gauge benchmarks
UH1: SS disc set in concrete 1ft from SW corner of tide gauge catwalk and 1ft from edge of quay.
UH2: SS disc set in concrete stamped 'UH-2' 70ft E of mark UH1, 8 inches from edge of quay and 15ft from NE corner of quay.
UH3: SS disc in the SE corner of ramp approaching the power house 100ft E of quay.
TP1: SS hex bolt set in white epoxy located 190ft N on shoreline road from UH3 & set 12ft E of road & 30ft from NW corner of Ag. Office.
Other relevant information
Backup gauges on site: 1) Leupold Stevens ADR (August 1986-)
2) Handar Encoder (August 1986-)
Daily values calculated using 119-point convolution filter (Bloomfield, 1976) centred on noon applied to the hourly data with respective periods of the 95, 50 and 5% amplitude points at 124.0, 60.2 and 40.2 hours.
Other relevant codes
NTF port no. 67440, UHSLC 025
Distributed metadata source: PTWC COMP META file
IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility - realtime graph for 'fong' PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1452' PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1839'