Station Information

Station ID: 420
Latitude: 21.8
Longitude: 72.3
Coastline code: 500
Station code: 30
Country: INDIA
Time span of data: 1937 – 1955
Completeness (%): 100
Date of last update: 01 Jan 1980

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

Bhaunagar I 500/030 RLR(1955) is 13.0m below BM 21(PP)

Documentation added 1993-03-17

Note larger seasonal cycle than for Bhaunagar II owing to different position with respect to river.

Documentation added 1993-03-17

Possible datum shifts in RLR record at approximately 1944 and 1953.

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.ANNUAL MEANS FOR 1889-1893 - based on hourly heights

Documentation added 2010-10-20

These comments are being added because of a review following the introduction of the new database. The station has been flagged because of the possible datum shifts within the data.However the station remains RLR. Bhaunagar I is now an historic station last data 1955

Data Authority

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