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GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number194
Station name


Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-25.01666
Longitude (+ve E)-47.925
Observation period(s)1954-
Responsible countryBrazil
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Instituto Oceanografico, Universidade de Sao Paulo- Cidade Universitaria, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil 05508
GLOSS contactBrazil
Committed to GLOSSYes
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersMeteorological, CGPS, Gravimetry
Data acquisition rateContinuous tidal recording but hourly digitisation
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa281a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)Meteorological, CGPS, Gravimetry
Tide gauge benchmarksZero of the gauge is 4.143m below the RN level. Levelled Sept. 1999
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Cananeia
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Cananeia
MSL methodGodin A24A25A25 filter
PSMSL code726
Other relevant codesUHSLC 281
Additional information 
Other relevant informationMean sea level, based on 1978 data, is 1.662m above the zero of the gauge. For additional information see 'Tides and tide gauges of Cananeia and Ubatuba-Brazil (lat.24o)' by A.R. Mosquita and J. Harari, Relat. Inst. Oceanogr. Univ. S. Paulo, S. Paulo, no. 11, pp. 1-14, 1983.
Nearest Met. stationNear the tidal station
Last updated2012-11-08

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)