Port Vila-B (Vanuatu) Site History

History Summary

Station name Port Vila-B
Country Vanuatu
Latitude 17° 46.0' S
Longitude 168° 18.0' E
WOCE No. 9026
Time Reference GMT (hours 00-23)
Contributor The National Tidal Facility,
(NTF) Flinders University of South Australia
GPO Box 2100,
Adelaide, 5001, South Australia
Instrument Type Aquatrak acoustic gauge (SEAFRAME)
Site of Gauge  
Observational Period 1993-2001

Reference Level

The sea level heights are referred to the zero point assigned to the NTF tide gauge, which is linked to fixed points on land. Benchmark information is available upon request from the originators.

Quality Assessment by the UH Sea Level Center


The daily and monthly values are reasonable and do not reveal any obvious reference level shifts.

Year CI(%) Missing Data Replaced Gaps or Bad Data Questionable Fluctuations
1993 20 88-365 none none
1994 93 1-26 (00)098-(00)099 none
1995 100 none none none
1996 100 none none none
1997 100 none none none
1998 100 none none none
1999 93 20,38-54 none none
2000 100 none none 242-248
2001 96 102-116 none 153-160,208-215