This post is in response to a WUWT post Flanders fearful flooded fields. As regular readers here know, we looked at the PSMSL tidal gauges in order to see if we could determine a global sea level. Well, we couldn’t because of discontinuities and poor global coverage. But, I recalled looking at certain coastal areas and one of them was the west Canadian coast. Here are 3 tidal gauges in which the annual recordings ended in 2009. I was looking for a global sea level only going back from 1981, so, there are the measurements, in mm, from 1981 to 2009. I believe this is equates with PSMSL’s Coastal Code 822. The number in the “F1” field is the unique identifier for that particular location. I recalled having this available, so I figured I would post this with minimal effort and time. You can find more PSMSL tidal gauge information here.
NOTE: All tidal gauges started with a value of 7000mm.
Update!!!! I noticed on the PSMSL site, all 3 sites have data for 2010 now. I don’t know what’s going on, because I downloaded the data Thursday, July 21, 2011 12:25:16 PM. I’m looking at the original Vancouver’s data I downloaded and it does indeed end in 2009. There’s no way I’m going to believe it took 1 1/2 years to update the data to being 1+ years out of date. All 3 sites show significant sea level increases from the end of 2009 to the end of 2010. Looking at the sat. data, this isn’t reflected, but those are aggregate maps at Aviso…….