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TRANSFER OF SOUNDING DATUM

(where tide is mainly semi diurnal)

Date and time of 1st L.W. Observation ............................................................................

At established Chart Datum ( ) At new gauge ( )

Height Above Chart Datum Contributions For Heights Above Zero Of Gauge Contributions For

H.W L.W Factor H.W.s L.W.s H.W L.W Factor H.W.s L.W.s

a. - 1 - - 1 -

b. - 1 - - 1 -

c. - 3 - - 3 -

d. - 2 - - 2 -

e. - 3 - - 3 -

f. - 1 - - 1 -

g. - 1 - - 1 -

Sums of Contributions

Observed MHW and MLW

( observed MHW = sum of HW contributions ÷ 4 )


( observed MLW = sum of LW contributions ÷ 8 )

Obs. Mean Range (R) = (r) =


Obs. Mean Level (M’) = (m’) =

(Obs. Mean Range = Obs. MHW - Obs. MLW)


(Obs. Mean Level = 1/2 (Obs. MHW + Obs. MLW)

CALCULATION OF SOUNDING DATUM (d) AT NEW GAUGE


(A) Where ‘True Spring M.L.’ at established gauge (B) Where ‘True Spring M.L.’ at established gauge
known. is not known.

From A.T.T (Table V or Part II

M.H.W.S. .................................................m
M.l.W.S. .................................................m
1/2 Sum .................................................m = M
(True Spring M.L. d = m’ - (M’r/R)

d = m’ - (M’-M) - M (r/R) = ........................................

= ........................................ = ........................................

= ........................................ m above zero of gauge = ........................................m above zero