GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number37
Station name

Akyab (Sittwe)

CountryMyanmar
Time zone097.5E, GMT + 6.5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)20.15
Longitude (+ve E)92.9
OceanIndian
Observation period(s)1937-1942
Responsible countryMyanmar
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Mr. Muang Muang Hla, Chief Engineer, Port Survey Department, Myanma Port Authority, No. 10, Panasodan Street, Yangon, Union of Myanmar
GLOSS contactBurma
Committed to GLOSSNo
OperationalYes
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataNo
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 minute intervals
Real-time data availableNo
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksBenchmark in portico of Marine Office
Benchmark relationshipsAdmiralty Chart Datum (ACD) is 5m below Port Survey Datum (PSD)
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Akyab (Sittwe)
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Akyab (Sittwe)
PSMSL code421
Additional information 
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)

 

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