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GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number28
Station name


Time zone075E, GMT + 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)4.16666
Longitude (+ve E)73.5
Observation period(s)1987-
Responsible countryU.S.A.
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Meteorology Station, Addu Development Authority, Gan, Republic of Maldives
GLOSS contactMaldives
Committed to GLOSSNo
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateHourly intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h108.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload from BODC  Download from BODC   View Male site history   View BODC document #58977  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa108a.dmt from UHSLC   Download from UHSLC   Download documentation qa108b.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Male
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Male
MSL methodaverage of daily values
PSMSL code1753
Other relevant codesUHSLC 108
Additional information 
Other relevant informationDaily values calculated using 119-point convolution filter (Bloomfield, 1976) centred on noon applied to the hourly data with respective periods of the 95, 50 and 5% amplitude points at 124.0, 60.2 and 40.2 hours.
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)