GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number220
Station name

Atlantic City, NJ

Time zone075W, GMT - 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)39.35
Longitude (+ve E)-74.41666
Observation period(s)1911-85 Atlantic City; 1985-91 Ventnor, being upgraded 2007
Responsible countryU.S.A.
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
NOAA, National Ocean Service, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3281, USA
GLOSS contactUSA
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Atlantic City, NJ
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate6 minute interval (NGWLMS sampling is three-minute average)
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h264.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa264a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Auxiliary benchmarksETG RM (50.000ft) 4720 H 1993 (26.056ft) 4720 B 1979 (25.077ft) 4720 I 1993 (32.046ft) 4720 C 1980 (23.408ft) Tidal 31 Reset (24.807ft) Heights are above tide staff zero No 1 stamping (27.185ft) 30 1922 (26.188ft)
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Atlantic City, NJ
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Atlantic City, NJ
PSMSL code180
Other relevant codesUHSLC 264
Additional information 
Other relevant informationTide hut is 6x6ft orange fibre glass shelter located on the offshore end of the Taj Mahal Pier. Leupold and Stevens gauge is mounted on top of laminated counter top in NE corner of the gauge house.
Last updated2005-02-17

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
GLOSS project page  


Related external links

Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS)     Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL)
University of Hawai`i Sea Level Centre (UHSLC)  World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)


Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS) Station Handbook Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)