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GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number267
Station name

Acapulco, Gro.

Time zone090W, GMT - 6hrs
Latitude (+ve N)16.83333
Longitude (+ve E)-99.91666
Observation period(s)1952-, due for upgrade 2007
Responsible countryMexico
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Servicio Mareografico Nacional Instituto de Geofisica Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 04510 Mexico, D. F. MEXICO
GLOSS contactMexico
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Acapulco, Gro.
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea temperature, sea density
Data acquisition rateContinuous, filtered to hourly heights
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa316a.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 4.5ft west of the tide house, 4.75ft north of the seaward face of the pier, 19.9ft east south east of the center of the easternmost iron bollard and 21.5ft east of benchmark #2. Aux#2: It is 4.75ft north of the seaward face of the pier, 7.6ft south west of the easternmost iron bollard, 25.9ft west of the tide gauge house and 21.5ft west of a line with benchmark 1.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Acapulco, Gro.
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Acapulco, Gro.
MSL methodDoodson
PSMSL code686
Other relevant codesUHSLC 316
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)