Station Information

Station ID: 161
Latitude: 29.31
Longitude: -94.793333
Coastline code: 940
Station code: 8
Time span of data: 1908 – 2016
Completeness (%): 99
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 02 Feb 2017

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR 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 GNSS Stations from SONEL: GAL1, TXGV, TXGA
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: gptx
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 767: hourly and daily
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 775: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 767: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 775: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 29-JUL-93 :
Many stations on the Gulf coast have large values for September 1961.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Galveston II 940/008 RLR(1964) is 8.6m below BM35
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 14-JUL-94 :
For a discussion of submergence near to Galveston, Freeport and Sabine Pass, see Emery and Aubrey (Sea Levels, Land Levels and Tide Gauges), 1991, Springer-Verlag, page 39.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Jan05 :
Galveston was inundated by a major storm on 8 September 1900.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 27-Jul-2011 :
Data is downloaded from the NOAA website. Datum information was also downloaded NOAA Benchmark was previously labelled as BM 35. Benchmark appears on the NOAA website as 7.151 alias 35.

Data Authority

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