GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Port Royal, Kingston

The GLOSS Station Handbook is currently being re-designed and upgraded.

Until a new version is available, the tide gauge station list below from the last version of the Handbook provides links to further details about each tide gauge in the GLOSS Core Network. Click the GLOSS number buttons to view the information. Click column headings to sort the table.

Station information

General
Gloss number210
Station namePort Royal, Kingston
CountryJamaica
Time zone075W, GMT - 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)17.93333
Longitude (+ve E)-76.85
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1954-1973
Responsible countryJamaica
GLOSS contactJamaica
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
High frequency data at UHSLCData 782a Document 782a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 744
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code744
Other relevant codesUHSLC 782
Additional information
Resources required for futureRepairs needed
Last updated24 January 2003