Station Information

Station ID: 59
Latitude: 44.4
Longitude: 8.9
Coastline code: 250
Station code: 11
Country: ITALY
Time span of data: 1884 – 1997
Completeness (%): 78
MTL Data: 1884-1977
MTL-MSL (mm): -2
Date of last update: 27 Jan 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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: GENO, GENU
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: GE25

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
Before 1978 values based on readings of high and low waters
Genova is an historic station last data 1997
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-Aug-1992
Italian levels may be influenced by the Messina earthquake of 1908 - See Bottari et al., Tectonophysics 202, 269-275, 1992
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-Mar-1993
The stations Porto Maurizio (250/001), Napoli Arsenale (250/041) and Napoli Mandraccio (250/051) appear to each have a datum shift around 1910. Evidence for regional coherence?
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-Apr-1994
Data for 1979-88 revised April 1994
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 14-Jul-1994
Anomalously large value for December 1989 queried with authority.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 07-Dec-1998
For a discussion of land movements in the area of the Gulf of Naples, see the paper by G.Berrino in Tectonophysics,294,323-332,1998.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 28-Apr-1999
1989 revised, 28th April 1999
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 25-Jan-2000
Genova 250/011 RLR(1963) is 10.2m below BM
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-Jan-2016
A value of MTL-MSL=-2 mm has been applied to the RLR data for the period 1884-1977. The values were derived using the GESLA2 (high-frequency tide gauge) dataset using harmonic constituents.

Data Authority

Istituto Idrografico della Marina
Passo Osservatorio 4
16134 Genova