GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number177
Station name

San Felix

CountryChile
Time zone060W, GMT - 4hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-26.17
Longitude (+ve E)-80.07
OceanPacific
Observation period(s)1984-2003
Responsible countryChile
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Servicio Hidrografico y Oceanografico de la Armada, Departamento Oceanografia, Casilla 324, Valparaiso, Chile
GLOSS contactChile
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station San Felix
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea temperature (hourly) Air temperature (hourly) Atmospheric pressure (hourly)
Data acquisition rate2 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h035.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload g177.zip from BODC   View San Felix site history  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h035a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa035a.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 (hourly) Air temperature (hourly) Atmospheric pressure (hourly)
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksBM No. 3: it is a bronze disk stamped CF III, set in cement in bedrock platform where the boat landing.
Benchmark relationshipsBM No. 3 (1987-2003) BM Doppler (1984-1997)
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for San Felix
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for San Felix
MSL method24 hour averages
PSMSL code1751
Other relevant codesUHSLC 035
Additional information 
Other relevant informationLevelling twice a year No GPS recording
Last updated2003-10-09

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)