Masirah (Oman) Site History

History Summary

Station Name Masirah
Country Oman
Latitude 20° 41.2' N
Longitude 058° 52.3' E
Time Reference GMT (00-23 hours)
WOCE No. 9104
Contributor University of Hawaii Sea Level Center
1000 Pope Rd. MSB 317
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Originator UH Sea Level Center in collaboration with
Director of Meteorology CIVAIR
SEEB Internation Airport
P.O. Box 204
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Instrument Type Handar Encoder 436A (ENC), primary, and Encoder 436B (ENB) with datalogger (ENO)
Observational Period 1996-2000

Tide Gauge Benchmark (TGBM) Description

Not available at present.

Auxiliary Benchmarks

Not available at present.

Benchmark Relationships

Not available at present.

Datum Information

The sea level heights are referred to the zero point assigned to the tide gauge.


Period Parameters CI% Sample interval
1996 ASLVZZ01 7 60 minutes
1997 ASLVZZ01 100 60 minutes
1998 ASLVZZ01 100 60 minutes
1999 ASLVZZ01 100 60 minutes
2000 ASLVZZ01 57 60 minutes


ASLVZZ01 = Sea Level (metres)

Quality Assessment

All data have been compared with the current Harmonic Constants Library, and residuals checked. Records have been visually inspected for spikes, datum shifts and timing errors.

Period Parameter Missing data Suspect data
1996 ASLVZZ01 001-342 None
1997 ASLVZZ01 None None
1998 ASLVZZ01 None None
1999 ASLVZZ01 None None
2000 ASLVZZ01 160-319 None