YAP B

WARNING: QCFLAG EXISTS. PLEASE READ THE DOCUMENTATION.
WARNING: METRIC STATION
THIS IS NOT RESEARCH QUALITY DATA.
USE WITH EXTREME CAUTION.

Station Information

Station ID: 1251
Latitude: 9.516667
Longitude: 138.133333
GLOSS ID: 119
Coastline code: 710
Station code: 11
Country: MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF
Time span of data: 1969 – 2016
Completeness (%): 90
Date of last update: 28 Feb 2018

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: yapi
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 8: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 8: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Yap 710/011 RLR(1983) is 19.1m below BM#5

Documentation added 1992-10-27

Caution: The tide structure has a history of sinking. THhe tide staff bolted to the tide house has sunk about 3" between 1969-1973 and another 3" between 1973-1984.

Documentation added 1996-10-07

Renamed YAP B on receipt of data "YAP A" instrument type: unconfirmed (1969-70); Bristol bubbler (1973-8/1974);Fischer and Porter Analog-to-Digital Recorder (ADR), (9/1974-);Handar Encoder (ENC), (5/1991-)Primary gauge: ADR:1974-4/91, ENC 5/91-

Documentation added 1996-11-12

data 1969-70, 1973-94 and BM information revised in 1996 update from UHSLC. Consequently RLR redefined as RLR(1993): 10.0m below BM 7, 1990

Documentation added 1997-11-13

1969-70 data contributed by Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Documentation added 1998-12-31

Data for 1994 revised in December 1998

Documentation added 1999-11-15

Data for 1997 revised in December 1999

Documentation added 2010-11-18

Data for 2005 has been received from UHSLC. These have now been entered into the database.

Documentation added 2013-10-14

Complete dataset May 1969 to April 2012 was loaded onto the database from UHSLC

Documentation added 2015-10-28

Using the recently supplied JASL data up to the end of 2014 has been added to the database.

Data Authority

University of Hawaii
Department of Oceanography Division of Natural Sciences
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu
Hawaii 96822