GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number327
Station name


Time zone135E (GMT + 9 hr)
Latitude (+ve N)44.01666
Longitude (+ve E)144.28333
Observation period(s)1968-2002
Responsible countryJapan
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Japan Meteorological Agency 1-3-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, Japan
Committed to GLOSSYes
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateOriginal data is analogue with the digitised data having an hourly interval.
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h347.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload from BODC   View Abashiri site history  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa347a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Benchmark relationshipsAll data are referred to a Datum Line (DL) associated with the tide gauge. The Standard Mark (SM) is physically located near the tide gauge and is directly levelled to a First Order Bench Mark of the Geographical Survey Institute. The SM is 4.407m above the DL and 3.044m above the TP (mean sea level of Tokyo Bay, or Peil).
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Abashiri
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Abashiri
PSMSL code1104
Other relevant codesUHSLC 347A
Additional information 
Last updated2005-02-16

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)