GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number161
Station name

Cabo San Lucas

CountryMexico
Time zone090W, GMT - 6hrs
Latitude (+ve N)22.88333
Longitude (+ve E)-109.9
OceanPacific
Observation period(s)1974-1981, 1990, 1992, due for upgrade 2007
Responsible countryMexico
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Secretaria de Marina, Estacion Oceanografica, Ensenda, B.C., C.I.C.E.S.E., Ensenada, B.C., Mexico
GLOSS contactMexico
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Cabo San Lucas
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureNo
BubblerYes
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea temperature, sea density
Data acquisition rateContinuous
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h034.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload g161.zip from BODC   View Cabo San Lucas site history  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h034a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa034a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Additional parameters (real-time)Sea temperature, sea density
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Cabo San Lucas
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Cabo San Lucas
MSL methodDoodson
PSMSL code1355
Other relevant codesUHSLC 034
Additional information 
Last updated1993-12-05

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)

 

Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS) Station Handbook Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)