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GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number71
Station name

Davao, Davao Gulf

Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)7.08333
Longitude (+ve E)125.63333
Observation period(s)1948-
Responsible countryPhilippines
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Director, Coast and Geodetic Survey Department, 421 Baracca St., San Nicolas, Manila, Philippines
GLOSS contactPhilippines
Committed to GLOSSYes
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea surface temperature, surface salinity at 15degC
High frequency data at BODCDownload g071.zip from BODC   View Davao, Davao Gulf site history   View BODC document #58016  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h372a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa372a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)Sea surface temperature, surface salinity at 15degC
Tide gauge benchmarksBM-11 - Davao City, intersection of Leon Garcia St. and zn Ave., brass rod on concrete foundation of a lamppost on the NW corner of Magsaysay Park.
Benchmark relationshipsBM-11 was established June 1985
Auxiliary benchmarksBH-1A, 8, 14 and 7H
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Davao, Davao Gulf
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Davao, Davao Gulf
MSL methodmonthly & weighted annual mean
PSMSL code537
Other relevant codesUHSLC 372
Additional information 
Nearest Met. station10km from tide gauge
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)