Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
SSC IDSSC-ascen
Station NameAscension
CountryUnited Kingdom
Latitude-7.91666
Longitude-14.41666
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
CodesLocationLatitudeLongitudeSensors
IOC: ascenAscension-7.91666-14.41666rad, pr1, pr2, bat
GLOSS: 263Ascension-7.91666-14.41666Pressure, Radar
UHSLC: 291Ascension-7.91700-14.41700N/A
PTWC: ascnN/A
PSMSL: 1831ENGLISH BAY (ASCENSION ISLAND)-7.892847-14.385719N/A
SONEL_GPS: 630ASCENSION ISLAND-7.95121359-14.41207238N/A
SONEL_TG: 1971ASCENSION ISLAND-7.91665983-14.41670036N/A
Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility ascen
GTS station code265C94AA
GTS message typeSXXX32
Transmit interval (min)15
OT12 codeAC-EBAY-09
Transmit lag UTC (sec)600
StatusDown
Status descriptionTide gauge has been down since 2017. TG to be repaired when Airport is operational again!
Local ContactNational Oceanography Centre ( UK )
Added to the system2008-06-17 05:55:00
ConnectionGTS message
CountryUK
Sensor 1
  Type of sensorrad
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples30
  Units of measurem
  First value14
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 2
  Type of sensorpr1
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples30
  Units of measurem
  First value45
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 3
  Type of sensorpr2
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples30
  Units of measurem
  First value76
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 4
  Type of sensorbat
  Sampling rate (min)30
  Samples1
  Units of measureV
  First value113
  Reversed orderno
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time Zone000E, GMT
OceanAtlantic
OperationalYes
Additional parametersSea temperature, barometric pressure
Tide gauge benchmarksNone
Other relevant codesUHSLC 291
Nearest Met. stationRAF Station, Ascension
Distributed metadata source: PTWC COMP META file
DCP ID
WMO
Samp Rate
Num# Samp
Unit
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Xmt Int.
Fst Min.
HAR
Owner
Data availability
IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility - realtime graph for 'ascen'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1831'