Lautoka (Fiji) Site History

History Summary

Station Name Lautoka
Country Fiji
Latitude 17° 36.0' S
Longitude 177° 26.0' E
Time Reference GMT (00-23 hours)
WOCE No. 9108
Contributor University of Hawaii Sea Level Center
1000 Pope Rd. MSB 317
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Originator The National Tidal Facility (NTF)
Flinders University of South Australia
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide, 5001, South Australia
Australia
Instrument Type Aquatrak acoustic gauge (SEAFRAME)
Observational Period 1992-2001

Tide Gauge Benchmark (TGBM) Description

Not available at present

Auxiliary Benchmarks

Not available at present

Benchmark Relationships

Not available at present

Datum Information

The sea level heights are referred to the zero point assigned to the tide gauge.

Parameters

Period Parameters CI% Sample interval
1992 ASLVZZ01 18 60 minutes
1993 ASLVZZ01 99 60 minutes
1994 ASLVZZ01 100 60 minutes
1995 ASLVZZ01 88 60 minutes
1996 ASLVZZ01 99 60 minutes
1997 ASLVZZ01 100 60 minutes
1998 ASLVZZ01 99 60 minutes
1999 ASLVZZ01 100 60 minutes
2000 ASLVZZ01 100 60 minutes
2001 ASLVZZ01 100 60 minutes

Where:

ASLVZZ01 = Sea Level (metres)

Quality Assessment

All data have been compared with the current Harmonic Constants Library, and residuals checked. Records have been visually inspected for spikes, datum shifts and timing errors. Cyclones near Fiji caused short-lived anomalies of Dec 1992-Jan 1993.

Period Parameter Missing data Suspect data
1992 ASLVZZ01 001-298 None
1993 ASLVZZ01 341-344 002
1994 ASLVZZ01 None None
1995 ASLVZZ01 270-315 None
1996 ASLVZZ01 001-002 None
1997 ASLVZZ01 None None
1998 ASLVZZ01 032-033 None
1999 ASLVZZ01 None None
2000 ASLVZZ01 None 297
2001 ASLVZZ01 None 182,275