Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
SSC IDSSC-fong
Station NameFongafale
CountryTuvalu
Latitude-8.5025
Longitude179.1952
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
CodesLocationLatitudeLongitudeSensors
IOC: fongFongafale_TV-8.5025179.1952prs
GLOSS: 121Funafuti, Ellice Is.-8.38333179.21666Float, Acoustic
UHSLC: 25N/AN/A
PTWC: fongFongafale_TV-8.5025179.1952prs
PSMSL: 1452FUNAFUTI-8.533333179.216667N/A
PSMSL: 1839FUNAFUTI B-8.502472179.195167N/A
SONEL_GPS: 865TUVALU-8.52529200179.19656200N/A
SONEL_TG: 2167TUVALU-8.50249400179.19489700N/A
Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility fong
GTS station code67440
GTS message typeSZPS01
Transmit interval (min)3
StatusOperational
Other ContactNational Tidal Centre/Australian Bureau of Meteorology ( Australia )
Added to the system2007-12-12 10:14:00
ConnectionGTS message
CountryTuvalu Islands
Sensor 1
  Type of sensorprs
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples6
  Units of measurem
  Reversed orderno
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time Zone180E, GMT + 12hrs
OceanPacific
OperationalYes
Responsible countryAustralia
Data acquisition rate6 minute intervals
Additional parametersBarometric pressure, water and air temperature, wind speed and direction.
Tide gauge benchmarksUH1: SS disc set in concrete 1ft from SW corner of tide gauge catwalk and 1ft from edge of quay.
Auxiliary benchmarksUH2: 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 informationBackup 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 codesNTF port no. 67440, UHSLC 025
Distributed metadata source: PTWC COMP META file
DCP ID67440
WMOSZPS01
Samp Rate1
Num# Samp6
UnitM
Scale1.0000
Xmt Int.003
Fst Min.0000
HAR1
OwnerABM
Data availability
IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility - realtime graph for 'fong'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1452'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1839'