Station Information

Station ID: 1258
Latitude: 9.283333
Longitude: 79.25
Coastline code: 500
Station code: 85
Country: INDIA
Time span of data: 1969 – 1983
Completeness (%): 82
Date of last update: 21 Mar 1990

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

Tangachchimadam 500/085 RLR(1972) is 11.1m below BM

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 2012-10-10

This is now an historic station. last data 1983.

Data Authority

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