GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number293
Station name

Chendering/Kuala Terengganu

Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)5.26666
Longitude (+ve E)103.18333
Observation period(s)October 1984-
Responsible countryMalaysia
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Geodesy Section, Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia, Survey Building, Semarak Road, 50578 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
GLOSS contactMalaysia
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Chendering/Kuala Terengganu
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersNone
Data acquisition rateData recorded at 50 second intervals, filtered to hourly heights.
High frequency data at BODCDownload from BODC   View Chendering/Kuala Terengganu site history   View BODC document #60270  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa320a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarksSurvey Department Benchmark No. T0283 situated on the left corner of the T-junction on the jetty facing the the Fisheries Complex. Benchmark T0283 is 2.756m above Land Survey Datum (LSD 1912 - Port Klang).
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 4.688 below benchmark T0283
Auxiliary benchmarksStandard Mark bolt inside tidal house, adjacent to stilling well. Standard benchmark S0149, S0150 and S0148 and also benchmark T0282
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Chendering/Kuala Terengganu
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Chendering/Kuala Terengganu
MSL methodArithmetic mean of hourly heights
PSMSL code1592
Other relevant codesUHSLC 320
Additional information 
Other relevant informationAdditional authority responsible for maintaining gauge: Director of Topographical Survey, 5th Floor, Wisma Awal, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpar The Director of Geodesy, DSMM, is responsible for the maintenance of the tide gauge stations available around the coast of Malaysia.
Nearest Met. stationTerenllanu Airport,~14km north
Last updated2002-12-11

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)