GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number221
Station name

Bermuda, St. Georges Is.

Time zone060W, GMT - 4hrs
Latitude (+ve N)32.36666
Longitude (+ve E)-64.7
Observation period(s)1932-, upgrade due 2008
Responsible countryU.S.A.
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
NOAA, National Ocean Service, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3281, USA
GLOSS contactUK
Committed to GLOSSYes
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersNone
Data acquisition rate6 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h259.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload from BODC   View Bermuda, St. Georges Is. site history  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa259a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarksNOS tidal benchmark survey disk stamped '5535H 1978' set in the top of a concrete boat landing at the Scott Laboratory Building.
Benchmark relationshipsTGBM = 4.83 feet above mean lower low water (1960-1978 epoch) TGBM = 3.52 feet above mean sea level (1960-1978 epoch) TGBM = 2.31 feet above mean high water (1960-1978 epoch)
Auxiliary benchmarks5535D 1978 5535F 1978 5535G 1978 5535A 1978 5535C 1978
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Bermuda, St. Georges Is.
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Bermuda, St. Georges Is.
PSMSL code368
Other relevant codesUHSLC 259
Additional information 
Other relevant informationGauge located at Bermuda Biological Station, and will be replaced by the gauge located at Esso Pier, Bermuda, after several years comparison.
Last updated1993-12-05

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)