GLOSS Station Handbook – Fremantle
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.
|Time zone||120E, GMT + 8hrs|
|Latitude (+ve N)||-32.05|
|Longitude (+ve E)||115.73333|
|Authority responsible for tide gauge||Fremantle Port Authority, PO Box 95, Fremantle, WA 6160, Australia|
|Committed to GLOSS||Yes|
|Data acquisition rate||5 minute samples|
|High frequency data at UHSLC||Data 175a Document 175a File format|
|Real-time data available||No|
|Additional parameters (real-time)||None|
|Tide gauge benchmark||NMV/F/6A: A Lands & Survey precise order benchmark, a brass plate set in concrete below a cover plate at the inshore corner of 'A' berth landing.|
|Benchmark relationships||Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = Fremantle Low Water Datum (1897 onwards).|
TGZ = 3.320m below NMV/F/6A
|Auxiliary benchmarks||UF 61: A Lands & Survey precise order benchmark, a brass plate set in concrete below a cover plate near the south east corner of Fremantle Port Authority Building.|
FRE 53: A Lands & Survey precise order benchmark, a brass plate set in concrete below a cover plate near the north east corner of Fremantle Port Authority Building.
|Data at PSMSL|
|Annual MSL (RLR) data||RLR 111|
|Annual MSL (RLR) plot|
|MSL method||Hourly means|
|Other relevant codes||NTF port no. 62230, UHSLC 175|
|Other relevant information||Original gauge still operational as back-up recorder. NGWLMS station installed at Hillarys Boat Harbour 15km north in November 1991.|
PSMSL also hold data from another gauge at Fremantle (PSMSL Code 680/470 1937-1938, 1947, 1957-1964, 1967-1985).
|Nearest Met. station||Perth Airport|
|Last updated||16 October 2002|