GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – South Beach, OR

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Station information

General
Gloss number157
Station nameSouth Beach, OR
CountryU.S.A.
Time zone120W, GMT - 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)44.38
Longitude (+ve E)-124.03
OceanPacific
Observation periods1967-, being upgraded 2007
Responsible countryU.S.A.
Authority responsible for tide gaugeNOAA, National Ocean Service, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3281, USA
GLOSS contactUSA
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerYes
AcousticYes
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersBarometric pressure, air/sea temp., wind speed and direction
Data acquisition rate6 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 592 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCData 592a Document 592a File format
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkUS C&GS tidal benchmark survey disk stamped 'A 590 1965' set in a concrete slab in the patio in front of the Oregon State University Marine Science Center.
Benchmark relationshipsTGBM = 16.47 feet above mean lower low water (1960-1978 epoch)
TGBM = 12.01 feet above mean sea level (1960-1978 epoch)
TGBM = 8.79 feet above mean high water (1960-1978 epoch)
Auxiliary benchmarksB 590 1965 OSU MONUMENT NO. 5
C 590 1965 OSU MONUMENT NO. 6
JOHN 1977 OSU MONUMENT NO. 3
STAN MLLW 5380 D 1981
Site inspection 1993 states 5380 E 1981
'levels agree with history' 5380 F 1981
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1196
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1196
Other relevant codesUHSLC 592
Additional information
Last updated11 December 2002