GLOSS Station Handbook – Auckland-Waitemata Hbr.
The GLOSS Station Handbook is currently being re-designed and upgraded.
Until a new version is available, the tide gauge station list below from the last version of the Handbook provides links to further details about each tide gauge in the GLOSS Core Network. Click the GLOSS number buttons to view the information. Click column headings to sort the table.
|Station name||Auckland-Waitemata Hbr.|
|Time zone||180E, GMT + 12hrs|
|Latitude (+ve N)||-36.51|
|Longitude (+ve E)||174.46|
|Responsible country||New Zealand|
|Authority responsible for tide gauge||Marine Services Manager, Ports of Auckland Limited, PO Box 2353, Auckland, New Zealand|
|GLOSS contact||New Zealand|
|Committed to GLOSS||Yes|
|Data acquisition rate||Continuous - adjusted to hourly heights (Munro clock/float gauge)|
Hourly from 1991, electronic
|High frequency data at UHSLC||Data 070a Document 070a File format|
|Real-time data available||No|
|Additional parameters (real-time)||None|
|Tide gauge benchmark||Auckland Harbour Board Benchmark (AHB BM), lead arrow on coping of sea wall near launch steps west of Ferry Buildings|
|Benchmark relationships||Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 5.005m below AHB BM|
TGZ = 5.032m below BM CC 63
TGZ = 5.331m below BM CC 64
|Auxiliary benchmarks||BM CC 63 Stainless steel pin near AHB BM|
BM CC 64 Tide gauge room, shed 17, Queens Wharf (No longer exists 1992).
|Data at PSMSL|
|Annual MSL (RLR) data||RLR 217 RLR 150|
|Annual MSL (RLR) plot|
|MSL method||Extended harmonic|
|Other relevant codes||UHSLC 070|
|Other relevant information||Auckland Harbour Board are presently trialing a new tide gauge. The position and details will be supplied when operational. Both old and new gauges are maintained. A Munro clock/float gauge will be retained for the foreseeable future. The new gauge is a New Zealand made DSIR system, using a pressure transducer and data logger, with UHF telemetry to the Port Company Offices.|
|Last updated||11 December 2002|