GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Alert

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 number333
Station nameAlert
Time zoneGMT -5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)82.5
Longitude (+ve E)-62.31666
Observation periodsPrevious period of record 1961-1979
Authority responsible for tide gaugeCanadian Hydrographic Service- Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 867 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON L7R 4A6, CANADA
Data acquisition rateSampling at 3 minute interval
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 836 File format
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Auxiliary benchmarksGauge type: Bubbler system, Telephone modem, 3 minute data, download daily.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1110
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1110
Additional information
Other relevant informationProposed as replacement for GLOSS 153. GLOSS ID153 has not been in operation since 1994, it is unlikely the station will be re-activated.
Has GPS.
Gauge re-established December 2002.
Daily transmission of data to ISDM
Last updated23 June 2011