Station Information

Station ID: 597
Latitude: 37.246667
Longitude: -76.5
Coastline code: 960
Station code: 72
Time span of data: 1950 – 2003
Completeness (%): 91
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 26 Jan 2005

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: GLPT, VAGP

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Gloucester Pt 960/072 RLR(1967) is 8.6m below BM7
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-Aug-2011 :
Using data extracted from the NOAA website the RLR diagram has been re-drawn. Primary benchmark appears to be 7624 F 1979 3.917m above gauge datum. This benchmark appears in Epoch 1960-1978 and 1983-2001 with the same levelling value. The benchmark BM7 2.429m above gauge datum appears in the early Epoch as NO 7 1950 again as 2.429m relative to the datum but does not appear in the 1983-2001 Epoch.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 23-Feb-2015 :
NOAA website confirms that the station was removed in September 2003.

Data Authority

N.O.A.A. / N.O.S.
N/oes33, Ssmc4, Room 6531
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring,
MD 20910