GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number193
Station name

Porto de Rio Grande

Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-32.1
Longitude (+ve E)-52.18333
Observation period(s)1990-
Responsible countryBrazil
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Directoria de Hidrografiae Navegacao, Divisao de Servicos Oceanicos, Rua Barão de Jaceguay, s/nº Ponta da Armação – Niterói
GLOSS contactBrazil
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Porto de Rio Grande
Data acquisition rateHourly heights
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa714a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Tide gauge benchmarksOrdnance survey grid reference: RN-INSP/39A, put on the south face of 'Leal Santos' factory pier.
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 322.9cm below TGBM Chart Datum (CD) is 275.2cm below TGBM TGZ = 47.7cm below CD
Auxiliary benchmarksRN-INSP/39: It is on the front wall of 'Leal Santos' factory on the left gate. It is 153.2cm above RN-INSP/39A.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodGodin filter
PSMSL code1528
Other relevant codesUHSLC 714
Additional information 
Nearest Met. stationWMO No. 83995 - Rio Grande
Last updated1992-09-26

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
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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)


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