GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number77
Station name

Quarry Bay

CountryHong Kong
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)22.28333
Longitude (+ve E)114.21666
Observation period(s)1986-
Responsible countryHong Kong, China
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
The Director, Hong Kong Observatory, 134A Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong - Attn: Dr. W.L. Chang - Tel: (852) 2926 3111 - Fax: (852) 2375 7555
GLOSS contactHong_Kong
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Quarry Bay
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersNone
Data acquisition rate1 minute readings for tide stations at Waglan Island, Tai Po Kau, Tsim Bei Tsui, Lok On Pai and Chi Ma Wan
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarksBench mark bolt next to tide gauge
Benchmark relationshipsTide gauge zero (TGZ) = Admiralty chart datum. TGZ = 5.58m below the fundamental benchmarks which are derived and established from the Rifleman Copper Bolt
Auxiliary benchmarksLocal benchmarks are installed near the tide stations. The local benchmarks are surveyed twice a year to check if there is any land settlement that may affect the tidal readings.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Quarry Bay   Download annual MSL (RLR) data for Quarry Bay
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Quarry Bay   View annual MSL (RLR) plot for Quarry Bay
MSL methodAverage of hourly readings
PSMSL code1674
Additional information 
Other relevant informationQuarry Bay tide station is relocated from North Point tide station. North Point tide station, Location: 22deg 18minN 114deg 12minE (PSMSL Code 611/011) Observation period: 1950 -1985 Data held by PSMSL: 1950 - 1985 (also 1929 - 1930 from earlier gauge)
Nearest Met. stationRoyal Observatory Hong Kong
Last updated1997-12-04

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Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
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University of Hawai`i Sea Level Centre (UHSLC)  World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)


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