Station Information

Station ID: 61
Latitude: 43.278801
Longitude: 5.35386
Coastline code: 230
Station code: 51
Country: FRANCE
Time span of data: 1885 – 2023
Completeness (%): 96
Link to ellipsoid: Available
Date of last update: 30 Jan 2024

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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: PRIE, MARS
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.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Marseille 230/051 RLR(1963) is 8.5m below TGBM

Documentation added 1992-07-02

1951-52: Malfunction of recording mechanism but no deatails available

Documentation added 1993-03-17

Possible faulty data in period 1945-58 - see B.C.Douglas, JGR 97(C8),12699-12706, 1992 - from comparison to nearby stations.

Documentation added 1993-05-13

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.

Documentation added 1993-07-22

Repairs made to sea water channel during May November 1992

Documentation added 1998-03-20

Type of gauge=maregraphe totalisateur gauge not in use in 1997, replacemnet gauge planned for 1998

Documentation added 2000-08-31

Marseille acoustic gauge installed 16/06/1998.

Documentation added 2000-10-19

Marseille data now supplied by Service Hydrographique et Ocean. de la Marine,Brest.

Documentation added 2007-09-27

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.

Documentation added 2012-03-29

Primary benchmark is M.AC-0-VIII 1.99m above TGZ.

Documentation added 2014-09-24

Using values from the SONEL website the latitude and longitude for Marseille as been revised.

Data Authority

13 rue de Chatelier
29200 BREST