GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Wakkanai

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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 number324
Station nameWakkanai
CountryJapan
Time zone135E (GMT + 9 hr)
Latitude (+ve N)45.41666
Longitude (+ve E)141.68333
Observation periods1967-2002
Responsible countryJapan
Authority responsible for tide gaugeJapan Meteorological Agency
1-3-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Japan
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticYes
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateOriginal data is analogue with the digitised data having an hourly interval.
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 360 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 324 Document 118577
High frequency data at UHSLCData 360a Document 360a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Benchmark relationshipsAll data are referred to a Datum Line (DL) associated with the tide gauge.
The Standard Mark (SM) is physically located near the tide gauge and is directly leveled to a First Order Bench Mark of the Geographical Survey Institute.
The SM is 3.745m above the DL and 2.238m above the TP (mean sea level of Tokyo Bay, or Peil).
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1103
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1103
Other relevant codesUHSLC 360A
Additional information
Last updated16 February 2005