Station Information

Station ID: 420
Latitude: 21.8
Longitude: 72.3
Coastline code: 500
Station code: 30
Country: INDIA
Time span of data: 1937 – 1955
Completeness (%): 100
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 11-Jun-1991
Bhaunagar I 500/030 RLR(1955) is 13.0m below BM 21(PP)
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-Mar-1993
Note larger seasonal cycle than for Bhaunagar II owing to different position with respect to river.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-Mar-1993
Possible datum shifts in RLR record at approximately 1944 and 1953.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 04-Aug-1994
For a discussion of interannual variability of sea level along the coasts of Pakistan and India, see Clarke and Liu, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 24, 1224, 1994.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-Dec-2002
SMRC Newsletter Jul-Dec 2001 reports high E coast correlation with SOI and MSL. MSL is much higher during La Nina tropical cyclones than during El Nino.ANNUAL MEANS FOR 1889-1893 - based on hourly heights
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-Oct-2010
These comments are being added because of a review following the introduction of the new database. The station has been flagged because of the possible datum shifts within the data.However the station remains RLR. Bhaunagar I is now an historic station last data 1955

Data Authority

Survey of India
Geodetic and Research Branch
17 E.C. Road
Dehra Dun
PIN 248 001