PORT SAID

WARNING: QCFLAG EXISTS. PLEASE READ THE DOCUMENTATION.

Station Information

Station ID: 253
Latitude: 31.25
Longitude: 32.3
Coastline code: 330
Station code: 1
Country: EGYPT
Time span of data: 1923 – 1946
Completeness (%): 100
Frequency Code: 1
Date of last update: 01 Jan 1980

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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 01-OCT-97 :
Analysis of Suez Canal data is described by F.M.Eid, S.H.Sharaf El-Din and K.A.Alam El-Din, "Sea-level variation along the Suez Canal",Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science,44,613-619,1997.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Port Said 330/001 RLR(1946) is 8.3m below BM
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-MAR-93 :
Apparent datum shift in RLR record around 1936.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 14-JUL-94 :
For a discussion of submergence near to Port Said see Emery and Aubrey (Sea Levels, Land Levels and Tide Gauges), 1991, Springer-Verlag, page 35. However, see also note above about possible datum shift in the tide gauge data.

Data Authority

Egyptian National Oceanographic Data Centre
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries
Kayet Bay
Alexandria
EGYPT