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General
Data set name

Sea surface temperature from Portuguese coastal stations (including Madeira and Azores), 1949 onwards

Data holding centreNational Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, Lisbon - Division of Marine Meteorology
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1949 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Western and Southern coasts of Portugal Mainland and coasts from several islands in Madeira and Azores Archipelagos

Observations 
Parameters

Skin temperature of the water column

Instruments

Water body temperature sensor

Description 
Summary

The observations are made mainly at lighthouses. 7 stations on Portugal mainland, 2 stations on Madeira Islands and 8 stations on Azores Islands. The data, measured at 09 UT, is sent to Divisao de Meteorologia Maritima on a monthly basis.

OriginatorsNational Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, Lisbon - Division of Marine Meteorology
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, Lisbon - Division of Marine Meteorology
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactNot supplied (Head of Marine Division)
Address

National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, Lisbon - Division of Marine Meteorology
Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera Rua C do Aeroporto
Lisboa
Lisboa
1749-077
Portugal

Telephone+351 218483961
Facsimile+351 218402370
Emailinformacoes@meteo.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15022003
Global identifier2239
Last revised2009-10-30