MARSEILLE

Station Information

Station ID: 61
Latitude: 43.278801
Longitude: 5.35386
GLOSS ID: 205
Coastline code: 230
Station code: 51
Country: FRANCE
Time span of data: 1885 – 2015
Completeness (%): 97
Frequency Code: C
Date of last update: 30 Aug 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: MARS, PRIE
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: mars
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 824: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 824: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Marseille 230/051 RLR(1963) is 8.5m below TGBM
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 02-JUL-92 :
1951-52: Malfunction of recording mechanism but no deatails available
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-MAR-93 :
Possible faulty data in period 1945-58 - see B.C.Douglas, JGR 97(C8),12699-12706, 1992 - from comparison to nearby stations.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 13-MAY-93 :
The Douglas comment stems from his use of a FWHM = 4 years low pass filter acting on the suspect data in 1951-52, rather than a suspect block of 13 years.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-JUL-93 :
Repairs made to sea water channel during May November 1992
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-MAR-98 :
Type of gauge=maregraphe totalisateur gauge not in use in 1997, replacemnet gauge planned for 1998
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Aug31 :
Marseille acoustic gauge installed 16/06/1998.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Oct19 :
Marseille data now supplied by Service Hydrographique et Ocean. de la Marine,Brest.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 27-Sep-2007 :
Mean Sea Level values for 2005/6 flagged suspect following report prepared for Xth GLOSS meeting. The acoustic gauge installed in 1998 appears to behave erratically for heights above a certain level.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 29-Mar-2012 :
Primary benchmark is M.AC-0-VIII 1.99m above TGZ.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 24-Sep-2014 :
Using values from the SONEL website the latitude and longitude for Marseille as been revised.

Data Authority

SHOM
13 rue de Chatelier
29200 BREST
FRANCE