GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Fremantle

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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 information

General
Gloss number53
Station nameFremantle
CountryAustralia
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-32.05
Longitude (+ve E)115.73333
OceanIndian
Observation periods1893-
Responsible countryAustralia
Authority responsible for tide gaugeFremantle Port Authority, PO Box 95, Fremantle, WA 6160, Australia
GLOSS contactAustralia
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate5 minute samples
High frequency data at UHSLCData 175a Document 175a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data archaeologyYes
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkNMV/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 relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = Fremantle Low Water Datum (1897 onwards).
TGZ = 3.320m below NMV/F/6A
Auxiliary benchmarksUF 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) dataRLR 111
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodHourly means
PSMSL code111
Other relevant codesNTF port no. 62230, UHSLC 175
Additional information
Other relevant informationOriginal 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. stationPerth Airport
Last updated16 October 2002