RAS TANURA (NORTH PIER)

WARNING: METRIC STATION
THIS IS NOT RESEARCH QUALITY DATA.
USE WITH EXTREME CAUTION.

Station Information

Station ID: 1508
Latitude: 26.65
Longitude: 50.166667
Coastline code: 482
Station code: 26
Country: SAUDI ARABIA
Time span of data: 1980 – 2000
Completeness (%): 98
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 07 Mar 2002

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.

Station Documentation

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 05-MAY-94 :
UP TO 1985 LEUPOLD & STEVENS GAUGE, 1985-1993 (OCTOBER) OTT GAUGE, 1993 (OCTOBER) - SONAR RESEARCH GAUGE
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 05-MAY-94 :
REVISION OF MAY 1994 UPDATES DATA FROM AUTHORITY INPE/OBT Oceanografia, Academic Science Department, King Fahd Naval Academy, Jubail
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Mar13 :
Ras Tanura original data 1994-5 replaced by new data supplied by ARAMCO.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 03-Dec-2015 :
This station was previously flagged. However, as the data is 'Metric' anyway the Station flag has been removed.

Data Authority

Saudi Arabian Oil Company
Industrial and Environmental Affairs
Box 5000/r-2321 Adm. Bldg
Dhahran
SAUDI ARABIA

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Jul11 :
Data supplied for ARAMCO gauges 482/031,036,042,045,047,048 suspect
end of 1994-1995 and data removed from database. Private comparison
of data with those at Bushehr and Bandar Abbas, Iran show only expected
tidal data. See email reference 12th June 2002.