BackForward Variable: Coastal sea level (tide)

Full name Coastal sea level (tide)
Definition Deviation of sea level from local references in coastal zones, caused by local currents and tides (astronomical and wind-induced).
Measuring Units cm Uncertainty Units cm
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units cm (Stability /decade)


Comment: Renamed from "Sea level". See also "Ocean Dynamic Topography".
Last modified:
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Sub-domain: Ocean
      • Variable: Coastal sea level (tide)
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Bulk
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Coastal sea level (tide)  (2)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
550 Coastal sea level (tide) Bulk Climate-OOPC (deprecated) 1 cm
2 cm
10 cm
25 km
100 km
1000 km
24 h
2 d
10 d
60 min
3 h
24 h
Costal areas reasonable 2007-07-19 OOPC
842 Coastal sea level (tide) Bulk Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 1 cm 0.1 cm 10 km 60 min
7 d
Global reasonable 2019-10-15 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)