GLOSS Station Handbook – Chittagong
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.
|Time zone||090E, GMT + 6hrs|
|Latitude (+ve N)||22.33333|
|Longitude (+ve E)||91.83333|
|Observation periods||1961-1968, 1977-1996|
|Authority responsible for tide gauge||Engineering Department, BIWT Authority, Dhaka, Bangladesh|
|Committed to GLOSS||No|
|Real-time data available||No|
|Additional parameters (real-time)||None|
|Tide gauge benchmark||BM = 6.226m CD (Established on 20 July 1992).|
Location: BIWTA BM is situated on the top step (Plinth) BIWTA pump house. The BM is located about 125 feet North of Auto Gauge Structure.
|Benchmark relationships||BM is 6.226m above chart datum (CD)|
|Auxiliary benchmarks||BM 6.56m (21.54ft) and its CD value is (-) 0.322m (based on data analysis for the year 1978).|
Location: On the southern side of the two storied building near the Sadarghat in the compound of port trust colony about 400 feet from gauge.
|Data at PSMSL|
|Annual MSL (RLR) data||RLR 1496|
|Annual MSL (RLR) plot|
|MSL method||mean of hourly heights|
|Other relevant information||PSMSL hold data for other gauges at Chittagong:|
Khal #10 (PSMSL Code 510/010 1983-1992)
Sadarghat (PSMSL Code 510/011 1937-1948, 1956-1961, 1977-1991)
Patenga Point (PSMSL Code 510/021 1954-1960)
T.M. Compound (PSMSL Code 510/023 1960-1968)
Juldia Point (PSMSL Code 510/025 1961-1968)
|Nearest Met. station||Met. Office, Chittagong|
|Last updated||20 November 1997|