Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
SSC IDSSC-durb
Station NameDurban
CountrySouth Africa
Latitude-29.88333
Longitude31.03333
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
CodesLocationLatitudeLongitudeSensors
IOC: durbDurban-29.8833331.03333rad
GLOSS: 13Durban-29.8833331.03333Float, Acoustic, Radar
UHSLC: 181N/AN/A
PTWC: durbN/A
PSMSL: 284DURBAN-29.87420331.050761N/A
SONEL_GPS: 3506DURBAN-29.8511760031.02344900N/A
SONEL_GPS: 3527DURBAN-29.9650110030.94667200N/A
SONEL_TG: 2798DURBAN-29.8833300031.03333000N/A
Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility durb
GTS station code22DEB682
GTS message typeSXXX33
Transmit interval (min)15
OT12 codeZA-DURB-06
Transmit lag UTC (sec)600
StatusDown
Local ContactSouth African Hydrographic Office ( South Africa )
Added to the system2007-06-13 14:08:00
ConnectionGTS message
CountrySouth-Africa
Sensor 1
  Type of sensorrad
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples30
  Units of measurem
  First value12
  Reversed orderno
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time Zone030E, GMT + 2hrs
OceanIndian
OperationalYes
Responsible countrySouth Africa
Additional parametersSea temperature (1990 onwards), air pressure (1990 onwards)
Tide gauge benchmarksTrig survey BM 4212 at east end of of Salisbury Island. UTM Grid Reference 36 JUB 109930.
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = South Africa Chart Datum TGZ = 0.838m below LLD (MSL) until 31 Dec 1978 TGZ = 0.900m below LLD (MSL) from 01 January 1979 TGZ = 0.904m below BM 4212
Other relevant informationValues based on GPS have been observed but not finally calculated. Both gauges are due to be relocated in 1990.
Other relevant codesUHSLC 181
Nearest Met. stationDurban
Distributed metadata source: PTWC COMP META file
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Data availability
IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility - realtime graph for 'durb'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '284'