ENGLISH BAY (ASCENSION ISLAND)

Station Information

Station ID: 1831
Latitude: -7.892847
Longitude: -14.385719
GLOSS ID: 263
Coastline code: 402
Station code: 1
Country: SAINT HELENA, ASCENSION AND TRISTAN DA CUNHA
Time span of data: 1993 – 2013
Completeness (%): 63
Frequency Code: 96
Date of last update: 02 Oct 2014

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: ASC1, ASCG
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 291: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 291: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 1998Dec01 :
values for March 1997 to January 1998 were revised in November 1998
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 1999Nov18 :
Original POL 'B gauge' installed May 1993 which ran until June
1998, then replaced with new 'B gauge' in March 1999.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Apr26 :
Ascension 402/001 RLR(1993) is 10.184m below BM POL13
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Sep10 :
Ascension gauge failed March 2001.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 30-Jun-2014 :
The datum history at Ascension is complicated. Half-tide ref. 1993-1998 and 2006-2007 was used for the data June 1993-June 1998 and again for data Jan. 2006-Dec 2007. Half-tide datum Apr. 1999-Mar. 2001 was used specifically for that period. Half-tide ref. Ascension B datum Sept. 2005 was used for Nov. and Dec data 2005 and also data for Jan.2008- May 2010. Full tide datum B gauge 870mm below the original datum for 1993-1998 and 2006-2007 was used for data Dec. 2010 onwards.

Data Authority

British Oceanographic Data Centre
National Oceanography Centre
Joseph Proudman Building, 6 Brownlow Street
Liverpool
L3 5DA
UNITED KINGDOM