Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
SSC IDSSC-ferg
Station NameCape Ferguson
CountryAustralia
Latitude-19.2773
Longitude147.0584
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
CodesLocationLatitudeLongitudeSensors
IOC: fergCape_Ferguson_AU-19.2773147.0584aqu
GLOSS: 60Townsville-19.25146.83333Float
UHSLC: 334Brazil-38.517001955-01-02N/A
UHSLC: 343N/AN/A
PTWC: fergCape_Ferguson_AU-19.2773147.0584prs
PSMSL: 1492CAPE FERGUSON-19.277333147.058444N/A
PSMSL: 584TOWNSVILLE II-19.25146.833333N/A
PSMSL: 637TOWNSVILLE I-19.25146.833333N/A
PSMSL: 963TOWNSVILLE III-19.25146.833333N/A
SONEL_GPS: 858CAPE FERGUSON-19.26930046147.05599976N/A
SONEL_TG: 2321CAPE FERGUSON-19.27731900147.05847000N/A
SONEL_TG: 2585TOWNSVILLE-19.25000000146.83300000N/A
Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility ferg
GTS station code59260
GTS message typeSZAU01
Transmit interval (min)3
StatusOperational
Local ContactNational Tidal Centre/Australian Bureau of Meteorology ( Australia )
Added to the system2007-12-05 22:50:00
ConnectionGTS message
CountryAustralia
Sensor 1
  Type of sensoraqu
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples6
  Units of measurem
  Reversed orderno
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time Zone150E, GMT + 10hrs
OceanPacific
OperationalYes
Responsible countryAustralia
Data acquisition rate10 minute recording interval
Tide gauge benchmarksNMV/B/309A: Brass rod in concrete footing of elevated loading conveyor on concrete Wharf No. 6 (PSM 19533).
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 6.379m below NMV/B/309A. TGZ = 9.025m below BM 10011. TGZ = 1.856m below Australian Height Datum (AHD).
Auxiliary benchmarksBM 10011: NE corner of State Offices, Wickham Street, Townsville. NMV/B/310A: Brass rod in concrete near edge of Wharf No.6 (PSM 19534). TPA Master BM: Brass rod in concrete under steel plate, Wharf No.4 (PSM 47788). PSM 100028: Permanent survey plaque in concrete at base, Wharf No.4.
Other relevant informationQueensland Beach Protection Authority operates analogue and digital recorders on nearby Ro-Ro Wharf. CIGNET station planned for Townsville - GPS survey completed in October 1990.
Other relevant codesNTF port no. 59250, UHSLC 334
Distributed metadata source: PTWC COMP META file
DCP ID59260
WMOSZAU01
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 'ferg'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1492'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '584'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '637'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '963'