|Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook|
|Time Zone||120E, GMT + 8hrs|
|Data acquisition rate||6 minute interval|
|Additional parameters||Barometric pressure, water/air temperature, wind speed and direction|
|Tide gauge benchmarks||A PWD bronze plaque stamped 'TIDAL BM 1972', set in concrete deck at north west end of No. 1 berth.|
|Benchmark relationships||Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 3.944m below TGBM.
TGZ = 0.707m below Australian Height Datum (AHD)
|Auxiliary benchmarks||HR4: A PWD bronze plaque in concrete sheet pile copping, No.1 berth.
NMV/F/2: Brass rod & identity tag in concrete base of the former front lead beacon.
NMV/F/3: Brass rod & identity tag in concrete block at NW corner of silo.
ESP33A: A standard L&S survey mark with concrete cover plate in cleared foreshore northwest of tide gauge.
Datum for AHD heights = 2.340m AHD
Esperence 172 = 64.824m AHD
Esperence 173 = 59.831m AHD
Esperence 171 = 58.339m AHD
Tide Esperence - SEAFRAME Sensor Benchmark = 4.075m AHD
Z1/73 = 4.036m AHD
|Other relevant information||Gauge datum was lowered by 0.152m on 1 January 1972.
Geocentric measurements: Precise ephemeris, single point doppler fix, (Wireless) 1976.
PSMSL also hold data from another gauge at Esperance (PSMSL Code 680/447 1966-1985).
|Other relevant codes||NTF port no. 62080, USHLC 176|
|Nearest Met. station||Esperance Met. Office|