GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Legaspi, Albay

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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 number72
Station nameLegaspi, Albay
CountryPhilippines
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)13.15
Longitude (+ve E)123.75
OceanPacific
Observation periods1947-
Responsible countryPhilippines
Authority responsible for tide gaugeDirector, Coast and Geodetic Survey Department, 421 Baracca St., San Nicolas, Manila, Philippines
GLOSS contactPhilippines
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea surface temperature, surface salinity at 15degC
High frequency data at UHSLCData 371a Document 371a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkBM-2 - Port of Legaspi, Albay. Cross cut on brass rod set in drilled hole on concrete base of monument located at the northern side of the wharf, 0.42m from the corner of the base; no inscription around mark.
Benchmark relationshipsBM-2 was established in 1947
Auxiliary benchmarksBMX, BP1, Z, Z1, Z2, 4A, 5B, AL-ZA (first order benchmark)
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 522
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodMonthly & weighted annual mean
PSMSL code522
Other relevant codesUHSLC 371
Additional information
Nearest Met. station5km from tide gauge
Last updated11 December 2002