GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Fort Pulaski, GA

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Station information

General
Gloss number289
Station nameFort Pulaski, GA
CountryU.S.A.
Time zone075W, GMT - 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)32.03333
Longitude (+ve E)-80.9
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1935-, 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 parametersDaily sea surface temperature and density
Data acquisition rate6 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 752 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCData 752a Document 752a 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 benchmark survey disk stamped '5' set on a concrete post located south of the concrete parking lot for the Savannah Bar Pilot's Residence.
Benchmark relationshipsTGBM = 12.75 feet above mean lower low water (1960-1978 epoch)
TGBM = 8.95 feet above mean sea level (1960-1978 epoch)
TGBM = 5.65 feet above mean high water (1960-1978 epoch)
Auxiliary benchmarks7'
0970 J 1977
11 1944
0870 K 1977
NO 1 1949
0870 L 1978
NO 2 1949
N323 1974
N323 1974
1993 inspection states: 'all benchmarks were recovered per NOS descriptions'
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 395
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code395
Other relevant codesUHSLC 752
Additional information
Last updated5 December 1993