GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number42
Station name

Ko Taphao Noi

Time zone105E, GMT + 7hrs
Latitude (+ve N)7.83333
Longitude (+ve E)98.43333
Observation period(s)Since 1973
Responsible countryThailand
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Hydrographic Department, Royal Thai Navy, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
GLOSS contactThailand
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Ko Taphao Noi
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersNone
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa148a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarksRoyal Thai survey department benchmark B.M.S. 1319 is at the west side of Ko Taphao Noi. It is a nail in a concrete block.
Benchmark relationshipsM.S.L. at Ko Lak
Auxiliary benchmarksB.M. 101 = 2.9200m above mean sea level at Ko Lak B.M. 105 = 2.9155m above mean sea level at Ko Lak
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Ko Taphao Noi
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Ko Taphao Noi
MSL methodMathematical average
PSMSL code446
Other relevant codesUHSLC 148
Additional information 
Nearest Met. stationPhuket
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)