GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number9
Station name

Mtwara

CountryTanzania
Time zone045E, GMT + 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-10.28333
Longitude (+ve E)40.18333
OceanIndian
Observation period(s)1956-1957, 1959-1962
Responsible countryTanzania
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Division of Surveys and Mapping of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development
GLOSS contactTanzania
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalNo
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Real-time data availableNo
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code805
Additional information 
Last updated1990-02-08

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
GLOSS project page  

 

Related external links

Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS)     Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL)
University of Hawai`i Sea Level Centre (UHSLC)  World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)

 

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