GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number212
Station name

Veracruz, Ver.

Time zone090W, GMT - 6hrs
Latitude (+ve N)19.2
Longitude (+ve E)-96.13333
Observation period(s)1953-, due for upgrade 2007
Responsible countryMexico
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Instituto de Geofiscia, Cuidad Universitaria, Delegacion Coyoacan, 04510 Mexico, D.F.
GLOSS contactMexico
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Veracruz, Ver.
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea temperature, sea density
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 minute intervals, filtered to hourly values.
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa250a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)Sea temperature, sea density
Auxiliary benchmarksAux#1: It is 1.42ft in from the face of the seawall and 31.2ft east of the south corner of the northern wing of the Escuela Nautica Mercante Fernando Siliceo. Aux#2: It is 44.5ft east from lamp post numbered 33 situated in parkway dividing the Blvd. Avila Camacho and 76.5 ft west from intersection of small seawall breakwater.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodDoodson
PSMSL code702
Other relevant codesUHSLC 250
Additional information 
Last updated2002-12-11

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)