GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number157
Station name

South Beach, OR

Time zone120W, GMT - 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)44.38
Longitude (+ve E)-124.03
Observation period(s)1967-, being upgraded 2007
Responsible countryU.S.A.
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
NOAA, National Ocean Service, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3281, USA
GLOSS contactUSA
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station South Beach, OR
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersBarometric pressure, air/sea temp., wind speed and direction
Data acquisition rate6 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h592.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa592a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Additional parameters (real-time)Barometric pressure, air/sea temp., wind speed and direction
Tide gauge benchmarksUS C&GS tidal benchmark survey disk stamped 'A 590 1965' set in a concrete slab in the patio in front of the Oregon State University Marine Science Center.
Benchmark relationshipsTGBM = 16.47 feet above mean lower low water (1960-1978 epoch) TGBM = 12.01 feet above mean sea level (1960-1978 epoch) TGBM = 8.79 feet above mean high water (1960-1978 epoch)
Auxiliary benchmarksB 590 1965 OSU MONUMENT NO. 5 C 590 1965 OSU MONUMENT NO. 6 JOHN 1977 OSU MONUMENT NO. 3 STAN MLLW 5380 D 1981 Site inspection 1993 states 5380 E 1981 'levels agree with history' 5380 F 1981
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for South Beach, OR
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for South Beach, OR
PSMSL code1196
Other relevant codesUHSLC 592
Additional information 
Last updated2002-12-11