GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number323
Station name


Time zone015E, GMT + 1hr
Latitude (+ve N)70.33333
Longitude (+ve E)31.1
Observation period(s)1947-2004
Responsible countryNorway
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Norwegian Hydrographic Service Oceanographic Group P.O. Box 60 N-4011 Stavanger NORWAY
Committed to GLOSSYes
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate10 minute interval
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h805.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload from BODC   View Vardo site history  
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Tide gauge benchmarksTGBM: O3 N18
Benchmark relationshipsAuxiliary BM: O3 N20: 3.456 m above TGBM Auxiliary BM: O3 N21: 0.036 m above TGBM Auxiliary BM: O3 N19: 0.626 m above TGBM (not accessible since 1996) Normalnull 1954: 0.921 m below TGBM TGZ: 3.921 m below TGBM
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Vardo
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Vardo
PSMSL code524
Additional information 
Other relevant informationGPS antenna on gauge since 2005
Last updated2005-02-16

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)