GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Qui Nhon

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Station information

Gloss number75
Station nameQui Nhon
CountryViet Nam
Time zone105E, GMT + 7hrs
Latitude (+ve N)13.76666
Longitude (+ve E)109.21666
Observation periods1987-
Responsible countryViet Nam
Authority responsible for tide gaugeMarine Hydro-meteorological Centre, No. 4 Dang Thai Than St., Hanoi, Viet Nam
GLOSS contactVietnam
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location map
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea temperature
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkMarine Hydrometeorological Office at Qui Nhon bolt outside of tide gauge shelter, adjacent to front wall of shelter, grid reference MC (from March 1987).
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = Admiralty Chart Datum.
TGZ = 3.546m below TGBM
Auxiliary benchmarks8.00m NW of tide gauge, grid reference MT.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1449
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodArithmetic (mean?)
PSMSL code1449
Additional information
Other relevant informationPrimary data from period 1959 to 1963 recorded by float gauge/stilling well was lost because of the war, and the tide gauge was completely ruined.
Nearest Met. stationQuinhon station 3km from gauge
Last updated26 September 1992