GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number178
Station name

Puerto Montt

CountryChile
Time zone060W, GMT - 4hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-41.29
Longitude (+ve E)-72.58
OceanPacific
Observation period(s)1945-1973 Float/stilling well 1977-1999 Bubbler 1999-2003 Differential Pressure Transducer
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 Puerto Montt   View location map for GLOSS station Puerto Montt
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea temperature (hourly) Air temperature (hourly) Atmospheric pressure (hourly)
Data acquisition rate2 minute intervals
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h684a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa684a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)Sea temperature (hourly) Air temperature (hourly) Atmospheric pressure (hourly)
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksBM No. 25 - It is a 6cm bronze disk stamped CF25, set in cement 2.5m north east of the lighthouse at the entrance port.
Benchmark relationshipsBM No. 25 (1958-2003) BM No. 28 (1980-2003) BM No. 27 (1980-2003) BM No. A1 (1999-2003) BM No. B1 (1999-2003)
Auxiliary benchmarksBM No. 28 - it is a 6cm bronze disk stamped CF28 set in cement at the north east corner of the warehouse No. 1 of 'Emporchi'. BM No. A1: Tide gauge new location. It is a bronze disk stamped A1, set in cement close to the edge of the Navy Pier. BM No. B1: Tide gauge new location. It is a bronze disk stamped B1, set in cement at the left side of the vehicle gate to 'Gobernacion Maritima' building.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL method24 hour averages
PSMSL code472
Other relevant codesUHSLC 684
Additional information 
Other relevant informationLevelling twice a year No GPS recording Tide gauge moved to 'Gobernacion Maritima' new building.
Nearest Met. stationEl Tepual Airport
Last updated2003-10-09

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