GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number38
Station name

Port Blair, Andaman Is.

CountryIndia
Time zone82.5E, GMT + 5.5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)11.68333
Longitude (+ve E)92.76666
OceanIndian
Observation period(s)1952-1964
Responsible countryIndia
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Addl. Surveyor General, Geodetic and Research Branch, Survey of India, 17 E.C. Road, Dehra Dun 248 001, India
GLOSS contactIndia
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalNo
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataNo
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording
Real-time data availableNo
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksBMIE GTS situated behind the Transport Office of the Marine Department
Benchmark relationships5.30m above chart datum (1952)
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Port Blair, Andaman Is.
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Port Blair, Andaman Is.
MSL methodAverage of hourly heights
PSMSL code206
Additional information 
Other relevant informationGPS and real time data available
Last updated1990-06-23

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)