GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number58
Station name

Brisbane (West Inner Bar)

Time zone150E, GMT + 10 hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-27.36666
Longitude (+ve E)153.16666
Observation period(s)1957-8; 1966-
Responsible countryAustralia
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Marine Operations Branch, Queensland Department of Transport, GPO Box 2595, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
GLOSS contactAustralia
Committed to GLOSSYes
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate10 minute recording interval
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h331.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa331a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Tide gauge benchmarksPSM 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) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Brisbane (West Inner Bar)
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Brisbane (West Inner Bar)
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 updated2002-10-16

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
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Related external links

Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS)     Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL)
University of Hawai`i Sea Level Centre (UHSLC)  World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)


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