GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Atlantic City, NJ

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 number220
Station nameAtlantic City, NJ
CountryU.S.A.
Time zone075W, GMT - 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)39.35
Longitude (+ve E)-74.41666
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1911-85 Atlantic City; 1985-91 Ventnor, 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
BubblerNo
AcousticYes
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate6 minute interval (NGWLMS sampling is three-minute average)
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 264 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCData 264a Document 264a 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
Auxiliary benchmarksETG RM (50.000ft)
4720 H 1993 (26.056ft)
4720 B 1979 (25.077ft)
4720 I 1993 (32.046ft)
4720 C 1980 (23.408ft)
Tidal 31 Reset (24.807ft)
Heights are above tide staff zero
No 1 stamping (27.185ft)
30 1922 (26.188ft)
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 180
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code180
Other relevant codesUHSLC 264
Additional information
Other relevant informationTide hut is 6x6ft orange fibre glass shelter located on the offshore end of the Taj Mahal Pier.
Leupold and Stevens gauge is mounted on top of laminated counter top in NE corner of the gauge house.
Last updated17 February 2005