Station Information

Station ID: 397
Latitude: 54.510833
Longitude: 13.643056
Coastline code: 120
Station code: 4
Country: GERMANY
Time span of data: 1935 – 2016
Completeness (%): 87
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 13 Dec 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: SASS, SAS2
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: sass

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 09-JUL-92 :
Gauges in Eastern Germany (Wismar, Warnemunde, Sassnitz, Koserow) as of March 1992 are type 'Steremat', vertical drum , swimmer principle Measures 1:10, continuous registration on paper chart, information from L. Ballani, Potsdam
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Jan29 :
The Sassnitz data from 1936-1977 are the so-called 'Lindner values' measured with respect to Pegelnull (PN) = 5000 mm below NN. Data were supplied by authority Wasserwirtschaftsdirektion Kuste of the former DDR). They were derived mostly from once per day values as follows:
JAN 36 - FEB 52 ONCE PER DAY AT 1200; MAR 52 - JUN 52 AT 1300;
JUL 52 - OCT 55 AT 0800; NOV 55 - OCT 59 FROM SO CALLED
Approximated daily mean; NOV 59 - OCT 80 AT 0700 (information from L.Ballani, Potsdam March 1992).
The location in this period was said to be 54 32N 13 40 E. The data for 1978-87 were obtained from authority Geoforschungszentrum Potsdam) based on 24 readings per day. Data for 1992- were obtained from BSH, Germany based on 24 readings per day.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Jan29 :
Sassnitz 120/004 RLR(2002) is 45.908m below BM
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 09-Aug-2010 :
The data for Sassnitz 1936-1977 was measured to PN datum (PN=HN-514cm.) Data from 1978-1987 referred to datum HN76. It is unusual for a station such as this to be made RLR as it 'breaks the rules' of RLR. Data now refers to TGZ.

Data Authority

Bundesamt fur Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie Hamburg
Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 78
20359 Hamburg

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 05-OCT-93 :