BATUMI

WARNING: QCFLAG EXISTS. PLEASE READ THE DOCUMENTATION.

Station Information

Station ID: 51
Latitude: 41.633333
Longitude: 41.7
Coastline code: 305
Station code: 31
Country: GEORGIA
Time span of data: 1882 – 2015
Completeness (%): 87
Date of last update: 06 Jul 2016

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric 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.

Documentation added 1995-07-04

1882-1991 readings from staff gauge and based on 3 or 4 readings per day 1927-31, 1940, 1948-89 type of bubbler gauge

Documentation added 1997-11-06

Since 1990 observations from an unspecified tide gauge

Documentation added 1997-12-10

3 or 4 observations per day are made in days with heavy winds and storms

Documentation added 1999-03-10

For a discussion on sea level trends along Black Sea coasts see Variations of the Black Sea Level by S.G.Boguslavsky et al.,Physical Oceanography, 9(3), 199-208, 1998.

Documentation added 1999-03-10

See also comments under Bourgas (code 295/021).

Documentation added 2001-05-31

Batumi tide gauge not functioning 1997 - April 2001.

Documentation added 2006-11-28

Whole dataset flagged whole profile suspect.

Documentation added 2010-09-30

The tectonic zone that the station of Batumi sits on is rising so the station has been flagged. See letter of 18.01.10.

Data Authority

Department of Oceanology and Meteorology
Tbilisi State University
Chavchavadze Prospect 1
Tbilisi 38008