GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Chendering/Kuala Terengganu

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

Gloss number293
Station nameChendering/Kuala Terengganu
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)5.26666
Longitude (+ve E)103.18333
Observation periodsOctober 1984-
Responsible countryMalaysia
Authority responsible for tide gaugeGeodesy Section, Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia, Survey Building, Semarak Road, 50578 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
GLOSS contactMalaysia
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location map
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersNone
Data acquisition rateData recorded at 50 second intervals, filtered to hourly heights.
High frequency data at BODCData 293 Document 60284 Document 60270
High frequency data at UHSLCData 320a Document 320a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkSurvey Department Benchmark No. T0283 situated on the left corner of the T-junction on the jetty facing the the Fisheries Complex. Benchmark T0283 is 2.756m above Land Survey Datum (LSD 1912 - Port Klang).
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 4.688 below benchmark T0283
Auxiliary benchmarksStandard Mark bolt inside tidal house, adjacent to stilling well.
Standard benchmark S0149, S0150 and S0148 and also benchmark T0282
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1592
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodArithmetic mean of hourly heights
PSMSL code1592
Other relevant codesUHSLC 320
Additional information
Other relevant informationAdditional authority responsible for maintaining gauge: Director of Topographical Survey, 5th Floor, Wisma Awal, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpar
The Director of Geodesy, DSMM, is responsible for the maintenance of the tide gauge stations available around the coast of Malaysia.
Nearest Met. stationTerenllanu Airport,~14km north
Last updated11 December 2002