GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number43
Station name

Pengkalan TLDM Lumut

Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)4.23333
Longitude (+ve E)100.61666
Observation period(s)November 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 Pengkalan TLDM Lumut   View location map for GLOSS station Pengkalan TLDM Lumut
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateData recorded at 50 second intervals, filtered to hourly heights
High frequency data at BODCDownload from BODC   View Pengkalan TLDM Lumut site history   View BODC document #61279  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa143a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Tide gauge benchmarksSurvey Department Benchmark No. A0401 situated near the tide gauge at the inner jetty of the Royal Malaysian Naval Base. Benchmark A0401 is 3.713m above Land Survey Datum (LSD 1912 - Port Klang).
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 5.685m below benchmark 401A0
Auxiliary benchmarksStandard Mark bolt inside tidal house, adjacent to stilling well. Standard benchmark S00290 and S0291 and also benchmark A1353
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Pengkalan TLDM Lumut
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Pengkalan TLDM Lumut
MSL methodArithmetic mean of hourly heights
PSMSL code1594
Other relevant codesUHSLC 143
Additional information 
Other relevant informationBetween 1984 and 1985 an analogue strip-chart float gauge was operated at this site by the Royal Malaysian Navy Hydrographic Department. The Director of Geodesy, DSMM, is responsible for the maintenance of the tide gauge stations available around the coast of Malaysia.
Nearest Met. stationIPOH Airport, ~80km inland
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)