Station Information

Station ID: 39
Latitude: 45.416667
Longitude: 12.333333
Coastline code: 270
Station code: 51
Country: ITALY
Time span of data: 1872 – 1920
Completeness (%): 98
Date of last update: 11 Apr 2000

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: VENE, VEN1, VEAR, VENI, PSAL
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: VE19

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
For a discussion of submergence near to Venice see Emery and Aubrey (Sea Levels, Land Levels and Tide Gauges), 1991, Springer-Verlag, page 34.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 23-Nov-1999
Venezia(S.Stefano) 270/051 RLR(1919) is 9.9m below BM Palace Facade
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 23-Nov-1999
The San Stefano gauge was moved to a new position on 26 August 1911.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 24-Nov-1999
RLR values for Venice San Stefano (270/051) and Punta della Salute (270/054) should be to essentially the same datum enabling one composite record to be made.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-Apr-2000
Data in the San Stefano record for 1872-1886 come via Dr Paolo Pirazzoli from F.C.Rossi, 1887, Il Commune Marino di Venezia. Data for 1887-1895 were obtained from Paolo Pirazzoli in March 2000. Later data came from Instituto Idrografico Della Marina, Genova. All data are MTL rather than MSL.

Data Authority

Istituto Idrografico della Marina
Passo Osservatorio 4
16134 Genova