Australian ‘National Network’ tide gauge operators most up to date procedures.

Changes made since the last version:

  1. New chapter dedicated to vertical datums.
  2. Update to include requirements for short term tide gauges for data collection and publication
  3. Update to include method on verification of field barometers.

The PCTMSL prepared and periodically updates a manual for tides in the Australian context. It was first published in 2004 as the Australian Tides Manual. (SP9).

This was originally published by the National Mapping Council in 1984 as the booklet Recommended Operating Procedures for Tide Gauges on the National Network; Special Publication 9 (or SP9).