GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number173
Station name

Callao (La Punta)

Time zone075W, GMT - 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-12.05
Longitude (+ve E)-77.15
Observation period(s)1942-
Responsible countryPeru
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
C. de F. Hector Soldi S, Jefe del Dpto. De Oceanograpfia, Gamarra 500 Chucuito, Casilla Postal 80, Callao, Peru.
GLOSS contactPeru
Committed to GLOSSYes
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersTemperature
Data acquisition rate15 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h093.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload from BODC  Download from BODC   View Callao (La Punta) site history   View BODC document #69366  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa093a.dmt from UHSLC   Download from UHSLC   Download documentation qa093b.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Additional parameters (real-time)Temperature
Auxiliary benchmarks1A, 11, 12, 13, 14, BM HIDRO1
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodHourly data
PSMSL code1274
Other relevant codesUHSLC 093
Additional information 
Other relevant informationPSMSL also hold data from another gauge at Callao (PSMSL Code 848/031 1942-1955)
Last updated1993-12-05

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)