GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Bermuda, St. Georges Is.

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 number221
Station nameBermuda, St. Georges Is.
CountryU.K.
Time zone060W, GMT - 4hrs
Latitude (+ve N)32.36666
Longitude (+ve E)-64.7
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1932-, upgrade due 2008
Responsible countryU.S.A.
Authority responsible for tide gaugeNOAA, National Ocean Service, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3281, USA
GLOSS contactUK
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatNo
PressureNo
BubblerYes
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersNone
Data acquisition rate6 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 259 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 221 Document 58793
High frequency data at UHSLCData 259a Document 259a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkNOS tidal benchmark survey disk stamped '5535H 1978' set in the top of a concrete boat landing at the Scott Laboratory Building.
Benchmark relationshipsTGBM = 4.83 feet above mean lower low water (1960-1978 epoch)
TGBM = 3.52 feet above mean sea level (1960-1978 epoch)
TGBM = 2.31 feet above mean high water (1960-1978 epoch)
Auxiliary benchmarks5535D 1978 5535F 1978
5535G 1978 5535A 1978
5535C 1978
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 368
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code368
Other relevant codesUHSLC 259
Additional information
Other relevant informationGauge located at Bermuda Biological Station, and will be replaced by the gauge located at Esso Pier, Bermuda, after several years comparison.
Last updated5 December 1993