GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Brisbane (West Inner Bar)

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 information

General
Gloss number58
Station nameBrisbane (West Inner Bar)
CountryAustralia
Time zone150E, GMT + 10 hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-27.36666
Longitude (+ve E)153.16666
OceanPacific
Observation periods1957-8; 1966-
Responsible countryAustralia
Authority responsible for tide gaugeMarine Operations Branch, Queensland Department of Transport, GPO Box 2595, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
GLOSS contactAustralia
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatNo
PressureNo
BubblerYes
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate10 minute recording interval
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 331 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCData 331a Document 331a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkPSM 21764 on Bishop Island at the mouth of the Brisbane River
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 3.102m below TGBM.
TGZ = 1.243m below Australian Height Datum (AHD)
Auxiliary benchmarksDeck level of the beacon structure adjacent to the recorder, drill hole in north east corner of the deck (RM2).
PSM 62848 - destroyed
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 822
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodHourly means
PSMSL code822
Other relevant codesNTF port no. 59980, UHSLC 331
Additional information
Other relevant informationFloat/stilling well gauge operated on Bishop Island 1964-1966
Float/stilling well gauge operated at West Inner Bar 1966-1980
Pressure diaphram gauge operated at Bishop Island 1980-1982
PSMSL also hold data from another gauge at Brisbane (PSMSL Code 680/079 1957-1958, 1961-1964, 1966-1973, 1978, 1980-1981, 1983-1984).
Nearest Met. stationBrisbane Airport
Last updated16 October 2002