GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Virginia Keys

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 number332
Station nameVirginia Keys
Time zoneGMT- 4 hrs
Latitude (+ve N)25.73166
Longitude (+ve E)-80.16166
Observation periodsTime span of data 1994-2010
Authority responsible for tide gaugeN.O.A.A/ N.O.S., N/oes 33, Ssmc4, Room 6531, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910, UNITED STATES
Aditional parametersPrimary Water Level, Backup Water Level, Wind, Air Temperature, Water Temperature, Barometric Pressure
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 755 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCDocument 755a
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1858
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1858
Additional information
Other relevant informationTidal datum: January 1998- December 2009
Highest observed water level (10/24/2005) = 1.452
Mean higher high water MHHW = 0.666
Mean high water MHW = 0.650
North American Vertical Datum NAVD88 = 0.601
Mean tide level MTL = 0.342
Mean sea level MSL = 0.334
Mean low water MLW = 0.034
Mean lower low water MLLW = 0.000
Lowest observed water level (03/29/1994) = -0.400
Last updated23 June 2011