Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
SSC IDSSC-chrs
Station NameChristmas Island
CountryAustralia
Latitude-10.4294
Longitude105.6693
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
CodesLocationLatitudeLongitudeSensors
IOC: chrsChristmas_Island_AU-10.4294105.6693rad
GLOSS: 47Christmas Is.-10.41666105.66666Float
UHSLC: 170N/AN/A
PTWC: chrsChristmas_Island_AU-10.4294105.6693prs
PSMSL: 1010CHRISTMAS ISLAND-10.416667105.666667N/A
SONEL_GPS: 2929CHRISTMAS ISLAND-10.44997186105.68849460N/A
SONEL_TG: 2811CHRISTMAS ISLAND-10.42428600105.67107800N/A
Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility chrs
GTS station code46290
GTS message typeSZIO01
Transmit interval (min)3
StatusOperational
Local ContactNational Tidal Centre/Australian Bureau of Meteorology ( Australia )
Added to the system2007-12-12 10:14:00
ConnectionGTS message
CountryAustralia
Sensor 1
  Type of sensorrad
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples6
  Units of measurem
  Reversed orderno
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time Zone105E, GMT + 7hrs
OceanIndian
OperationalNo
Responsible countryAustralia
Data acquisition rate15 minute samples
Tide gauge benchmarksCHS 1: circular brass plaque numbered CHS1 set in bedrock between the two cantilever loaders, Flying Fish Cove.
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 6.158m below CHS 1 (1986-1988)
Auxiliary benchmarksCHS 2: circular brass plaque numbered CHS 2 set in concrete pad at the root of the North Arm Cantilever jetty. CHS 3: circular brass plaque numbered CHS 3 set on top of concrete pad support for South Arm Cantilever conveyor. Rocky Point RM 3.
Other relevant informationFloat/stilling well analogue gauge at this site 1966-1969. Float/stilling well digital gauge at this site 1986-1988. Geocentric measurements: Precise ephemeris, single point doppler fix (Rocky Point RM3) 1985.
Other relevant codesNTF port No. 46290, UHSLC 170
Nearest Met. stationRocky Point, Christmas Island
Distributed metadata source: PTWC COMP META file
DCP ID46290
WMOSZIO01
Samp Rate1
Num# Samp6
UnitM
Scale1.0000
Xmt Int.003
Fst Min.0000
HAR1
OwnerABM
Data availability
IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility - realtime graph for 'chrs'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1010'