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Lamu-A (Kenya) Site History

History Summary

Station Name Lamu-A
Country Kenya
Latitude 02° 16.3' S
Longitude 040° 54.2' E
Time Reference GMT (00-23 hours)
WOCE No. 9105
Contributor University of Hawaii Sea Level Center
1000 Pope Rd. MSB 317
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Originator Kenya Marine and Fisheries Institute
P.O. Box 81651
Mombasa, Kenya
Instrument Type ValePort BTH 700, float gauge
Observational Period 1989

Tide Gauge Benchmark (TGBM) Description

Not available at present.

Auxiliary Benchmarks

Not available at present.

Benchmark Relationships

Not available at present.

Datum Information

The sea level heights are referred to the zero point assigned to the tide gauge.


Period Parameters CI% Sample interval
1989 ASLVZZ01 99 60 minutes


ASLVZZ01 = Sea Level (metres)

Quality Assessment

All data have been compared with the current Harmonic Constants Library, and residuals checked. Records have been visually inspected for spikes, datum shifts and timing errors.

Period Parameter Missing data Suspect data
1989 ASLVZZ01 030-031,365 Timing errors throughout