GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number336
Station name


Time zoneGMT -3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-3.71666
Longitude (+ve E)-38.46666
Observation period(s)Time span of data: 1948-1968 ( psmsl), Tides 2008-2009, Historical data (1948-1971) to be integrated into current time series.
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
N.O.A.A./ N.O.S., N/oes 33, Ssmc4, Room 6531, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910, UNITED STATES
Data acquisition rateSampling rate every 5 min
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload d283.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload qa283a.dmt from UHSLC   Download documentation qa283a.dmt from UHSLC   Download qa283b.dmt from UHSLC   Download documentation qa283b.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Fortaleza
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Fortaleza
PSMSL code559
Additional information 
Other relevant informationRadar sensor (Vegapulse 62) and encoder with a Sutron Satlink datalogger were installed in April 2008 C-GPS was established in 2008 (rooftop of a two storey building) GCPS week solutions (Bernese 5.0) integrated into IGS structure Conventional (float/weekly chart) back -up gauge instaled in September 2007 TG- CGPS distance= 600m TG-CGPS levelling accuracy= 1mm
Last updated2011-06-23

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)