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TXT file format for REFMAR tide gauge data available on http://data.shom.fr

TXT is one of 3 REFMAR tidal data dissemination formats available on data.shom.fr. This format is the simplest of the 3. It is composed of a header summarizing the essential information about the tidal observatory and the observations and data as such (one sea level measurement per line).

 

Header:

This block contains all the information regarding the sea level observations. Each line starts with a "#" symbol. The following example shows the information for the port of Brest.

 # Station: BREST
# Longitude: -4.49503994
# Latitude: 48.38290024
# Data provider: SHOM / Marine nationale /
# Time zone: UTC+1
# Vertical datum: Chart datum
# Unit: m
# Source 1: Real-time raw data
# Source 2: Time-delayed raw data
# Source 3: Time-delayed validated data
# Source 4: Raw hourly data
# Source 5: Validated hourly data
# Source 6: High and low waters
# Date;Value;Source

 

Data :

Each data line is composed of a date (in UTC) DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS, a water height (in m) MM.DC and the data source (from 1 to 6 corresponding to source 1 to 6).

 

03/02/2015 08:29:12;2.62;1
03/02/2015 08:30:12;2.6;1
03/02/2015 08:31:12;2.59;1
03/02/2015 08:32:12;2.57;1
03/02/2015 08:33:12;2.56;1
03/02/2015 08:34:12;2.54;1
03/02/2015 08:35:12;2.53;1
03/02/2015 08:36:12;2.51;1
03/02/2015 08:37:12;2.49;1
03/02/2015 08:38:12;2.47;1
03/02/2015 08:39:12;2.46;1
03/02/2015 08:40:12;2.44;1
03/02/2015 08:41:12;2.43;1
03/02/2015 08:42:12;2.42;1
03/02/2015 08:43:12;2.41;1
03/02/2015 08:44:12;2.39;1
03/02/2015 08:45:12;2.37;1
03/02/2015 08:46:12;2.36;1
03/02/2015 08:47:12;2.35;1
03/02/2015 08:48:12;2.34;1
03/02/2015 08:49:12;2.33;1

References

 

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last updated: 2015 06 01

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