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
Frequency Code: 2
Date of last update: 06 Jul 2016

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 1999Mar10 :
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.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 04-JUL-95 :
1882-1991 readings from staff gauge and based on 3 or 4 readings per day 1927-31, 1940, 1948-89 type of bubbler gauge
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-NOV-97 :
Since 1990 observations from an unspecified tide gauge
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 10-DEC-97 :
3 or 4 observations per day are made in days with heavy winds and storms
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 1999Mar10 :
See also comments under Bourgas (code 295/021).
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2001May31 :
Batumi tide gauge not functioning 1997 - April 2001.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 28-Nov-2006 :
Whole dataset flagged whole profile suspect.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 30-Sep-2010 :
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
GEORGIA