GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number289
Station name

Fort Pulaski, GA

Time zone075W, GMT - 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)32.03333
Longitude (+ve E)-80.9
Observation period(s)1935-, 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 Fort Pulaski, GA
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersDaily sea surface temperature and density
Data acquisition rate6 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h752.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa752a.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)Daily sea surface temperature and density
Tide gauge benchmarksUS C&GS benchmark survey disk stamped '5' set on a concrete post located south of the concrete parking lot for the Savannah Bar Pilot's Residence.
Benchmark relationshipsTGBM = 12.75 feet above mean lower low water (1960-1978 epoch) TGBM = 8.95 feet above mean sea level (1960-1978 epoch) TGBM = 5.65 feet above mean high water (1960-1978 epoch)
Auxiliary benchmarks7' 0970 J 1977 11 1944 0870 K 1977 NO 1 1949 0870 L 1978 NO 2 1949 N323 1974 N323 1974 1993 inspection states: 'all benchmarks were recovered per NOS descriptions'
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Fort Pulaski, GA
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Fort Pulaski, GA
PSMSL code395
Other relevant codesUHSLC 752
Additional information 
Last updated1993-12-05

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
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University of Hawai`i Sea Level Centre (UHSLC)  World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)


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