Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
SSC IDSSC-gptx
Station NameGalveston Pier
CountryUnited States
Latitude29.31
Longitude-94.793
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
CodesLocationLatitudeLongitudeSensors
IOC: gptxGalveston_Pier_TX29.31-94.793bwl
IOC: gptx2Galveston_Pier_TX29.31-94.793pwl
GLOSS: 217Galveston (Pier 21), TX29.31666-94.8Float, Pressure, Bubbler, Acoustic
UHSLC: 767N/AN/A
UHSLC: 775N/AN/A
PTWC: gptxGalveston_Pier_TX29.3100-94.7933pwc, pwl, bwl
PTWC: pptxN/A
PSMSL: 161GALVESTON II, PIER 21, TX29.31-94.793333N/A
PSMSL: 828GALVESTON I, PLEASURE PIER, TX29.285-94.788333N/A
SONEL_GPS: 1934GALVESTON29.28515600-94.78924600N/A
SONEL_GPS: 2973GALVESTON29.32786700-94.77263600N/A
SONEL_GPS: 676GALVESTON29.32988068-94.73680897N/A
SONEL_TG: 2355GALVESTON29.30974700-94.79346800N/A
SONEL_TG: 2356GALVESTON29.28515600-94.78924600N/A
Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility gptx
GTS station code336AB456
GTS message typeSXTX03
Transmit interval (min)5
Operator ID8771450
StatusOperational
Local ContactNational Ocean Service-NOAA ( USA )
Added to the system2008-06-06 00:00:00
ConnectionWEB service
CountryUSA
Sensor 1
  Type of sensorbwl
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples1
  Units of measurem
  Reversed orderno
Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility gptx2
GTS station code336AB456
GTS message typeSXTX03
Transmit interval (min)5
Operator ID8771450
StatusIncorrect data
Status descriptionencrypted
Local ContactNational Ocean Service-NOAA ( USA )
Added to the system2012-12-05 18:19:24
ConnectionGTS message
CountryUSA
Sensor 1
  Type of sensorpwl
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples5
  Units of measurem
  Reversed orderyes
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time Zone090W, GMT - 6hrs
OceanAtlantic
OperationalYes
Data acquisition rate6 minute intervals
Additional parametersSurface temperature and density
Tide gauge benchmarksUS Army Corps of Engineers survey disk stamped '7.151' set in the sidewalk near the northeast corner of the Hendley Building on 20th Street, Galveston, TX.
Benchmark relationshipsTGBM is 10.183 feet above tide staff zero TGBM = 5.63 feet above mean lower low water (1960-1978 epoch) TGBM = 4.81 feet above mean sea level (1960-1978 epoch) TGBM = 4.31 feet above mean high water (1960-1978 epoch)
Auxiliary benchmarksUSC & GS 32 1913 No stamping 1 = 13.362ft USC & GS J305 1935 USED 19 bolt USC & GS 40 1935 reset 1450A 1989 = 11.058ft USC & GS 41 1935 reset Aquatrak Levelling Point = 20.147ft USC & GS 42 1943 = 9.981ft NOS NO 2 1974 = 9.979ft Heights are in feet above staff zero
Other relevant informationNearby station located at Galveston Pleasure Pier (outside on the Gulf of Mexico) has shorter and less continuous record length than Galveston Pier 21 (inside) station described above (PSMSL Code 940/007; PSMSL hold data 1957-1973, 1978-1990).
Other relevant codesUHSLC 775
Distributed metadata source: PTWC COMP META file
DCP ID335EA46A
WMOSXTX03
Samp Rate6
Num# Samp1
UnitM
Scale1.0000
Xmt Int.006
Fst Min.0002
HAR0
OwnerNOS
Data availability
IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility - realtime graph for 'gptx'
IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility - realtime graph for 'gptx2'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '161'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '828'