Lumut (Malaysia) Site History

History Summary

Station Lumut
Latitude 04° 14.0' N
Longitude 100° 37.0' E
Country Malaysia
GLOSS No. 043
Contributor Dept. of Survey and Mapping
Jalan Gurney
50578 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Instrument Type Magnetic Tape Type Tide Gauge, Model LLT-3AD
(Kyowa Shoko Co. LTD, Japan)
Site of Gauge  
Observational Periods 12 Dec 1984 - 08 Jan 1987
01 Jan 1990 - 31 Dec 1995

Tide Gauge Benchmark (TGBM) Description

No data

BM Control

Survey Department Benchmark No. A0401 situated near the tide gauge at the inner jetty of the Royal Malaysian Naval Base.

Benchmark A0401 is 3.713m above Land Survey Datum (LSD 1912 - Port Klang).

Auxiliary Benchmarks

Standard Mark bolt inside tidal house, adjacent to stilling well.

Benchmark Relationships

Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 5.04m below Malaysian Hydrographic Department Chart Datum.

The sea level heights are referred to the zero point assigned to the tide gauge. Bench mark information is available upon request from the contributors.

Quality Assessments

Comments

The daily and monthly means of Lumut and an adjacent station, Langkawi, agree very well.

There are no obvious reference level shifts.

Year CI (%) QI (%) Missing Data Replaced Gaps or Bad Data Questionable Fluctuations
1984 5 5 None None None
1985 87 85 93-94, 147-176 None 30-32,62, 220-221, 247-252, 309-317
1986 100 100 None None None
1987 2 2 None None None
1990 100 100 None None None
1991 100 100 None None None
1992 100 100 None None None
1993 90 90 012-020, 156-187 None None
1994 92 92 046-052, 186-209 None None
1995 100 100 None None None