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GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number249
Station name

Ceuta (Spanish N. Africa)

Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)35.54
Longitude (+ve E)-5.19
Observation period(s)1944-
Responsible countrySpain
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia (IEO)
GLOSS contactSpain
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Ceuta (Spanish N. Africa)
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersAtmospheric pressure
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording, hourly values extracted
High frequency data at BODCDownload g249a.zip from BODC  Download g249b.zip from BODC  Download g249c.zip from BODC  Download g249d.zip from BODC   View Ceuta (Spanish N. Africa) site history   View BODC document #63895   View BODC document #63908   View BODC document #63911  
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)Atmospheric pressure
Tide gauge benchmarksNRG-101 (Instituto Geografico Nacional) located in the stilling well mouth. Geometrical altitude: 3.401m; levelling: Ceuta-Tetuan line 1929 (1982). TGZ (1996) = 4.195 metres under NGR-101
Benchmark relationshipsSS.C.1 (IGN) located in the floor at the crowing of the west side of the Dock Espana in front of the window of the tide gauge place. Geometrical altitude: 2.666m; levelling: Ceuta-Tetuan line 1929 (1982). SS.C.7 (IGN) located in the south of the dike cont
Auxiliary benchmarksSS.C.1 SS.C.7
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Ceuta (Spanish N. Africa)
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Ceuta (Spanish N. Africa)
MSL method119 point filter
PSMSL code498
Other relevant codesUHSLC 207
Additional information 
Other relevant informationTwo GPS campaigns. Project: SELF I (5 days, 24 hours a day in March 1993). SELF II (from 25-30 November 1996).
Nearest Met. stationObservatorio de Ceuta
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)
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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)


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