GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number199
Station name

St Peter & St Paul Rocks

Latitude (+ve N)0.91666
Longitude (+ve E)-29.35
Observation period(s)1982-1985, 1990
Responsible countryBrazil
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Directoria de Hidrografia e Navegacao, Divisao de Servicos Oceanicos, Rua Barão de Jaceguay, s/nº Ponta da Armação – Niterói
GLOSS contactBrazil
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station St Peter & St Paul Rocks
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateRecording at 60 minute intervals
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa201a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Tide gauge benchmarksThere is no datum control
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodGodin filter
PSMSL code1561
Other relevant codesUHSLC 201
Additional information 
Other relevant informationThe tide gauge is between the two rocks that define the internal bay. There was a pressure gauge, from ORSTOM, France until 1985. Transmission by satellite using an ARGOS platform is expected from 1992. Permanent site since 1997.
Nearest Met. station82595 - Calcanhar, 0 N 44 W
Last updated1992-09-26

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)