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General                                  
GLOSS number35
Station name

Vishakhapatnam

CountryIndia
Time zone82.5E, GMT + 5.5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)17.68333
Longitude (+ve E)83.28333
OceanIndian
Observation period(s)1879-1884, 1937-
Responsible countryIndia
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Addl. Surveyor General, Geodetic and Research Branch, Survey of India, 17 E.C. Road, Dehra Dun 248 001, India
GLOSS contactIndia
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataNo
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording
Real-time data availableNo
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksGTS SMB 1910 (Type M) at Visakhapatam (1956)
Benchmark relationships6.84m above chart datum
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Vishakhapatnam
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Vishakhapatnam
MSL methodAverage of hourly heights
PSMSL code414
Additional information 
Other relevant informationGPS and real time data available
Last updated1990-06-23
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