Station Information

Station ID: 1072
Latitude: 8.75
Longitude: 78.2
Coastline code: 500
Station code: 83
Country: INDIA
Time span of data: 1964 – 2021
Completeness (%): 58
Date of last update: 28 Mar 2023

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 1991-06-11

Tuticorin 500/083 RLR(1978) is 8.2m below BM 136. BM 136 is 1.79m above chart datum.

Documentation added 1994-08-04

For a discussion of interannual variability of sea level along the coasts of Pakistan and India, see Clarke and Liu, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 24, 1224, 1994.

Documentation added 2002-12-06

SMRC Newsletter Jul-Dec 2001 reports high E coast correlation with SOI and MSL. MSL is much higher during La Nina tropical cyclones than during El Nino.

Documentation added 2023-03-28

Inconsistent data between 2016 to 2018 due to frequent siltation over the site

Data Authority

Survey of India
Geodetic and Research Branch
17 E.C. Road
Dehra Dun
PIN 248 001