GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number334
Station name


Time zoneGMT -3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-12.96666
Longitude (+ve E)-38.51666
Observation period(s)Time span of data 1949-1968 (psmsl), Tides 2004-2008, Radar sensor and encoder data 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
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload woce.html from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload d708a.dat from UHSLC   Download documentation d708a.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Benchmark relationshipsTG-CGPS distance = 150m TG-CGPS levelling not performed yet
Auxiliary benchmarksA radar sensor (Vegapulse 62) and encoder with a Sutron Satlink datalogger without modem installed in April 2008 by UHLSC.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Salvador
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Salvador
PSMSL code578
Additional information 
Other relevant informationSite established in december 2002 CGPS station installed in April 2007 (top of 4m mast). Acoustic sensor installed in 2004 ( stop in 2008) No AG station
Last updated1980-01-01

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)