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General                                  
GLOSS number185
Station name

Bahia Esperanza

CountryArgentina
Latitude (+ve N)-63.3
Longitude (+ve E)-56.91666
OceanSouthern
Observation period(s)1959-1978, Feb 1993-
Responsible countryArgentina
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Armada Argentina, Servicio de Hidrografia Naval, Avenida Montes de Oca 2124, (1271) Capital Federal, Republica Argentina
GLOSS contactArgentina
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticYes
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parameterswater/air temperature, wind direction/speed, air pressure
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h601.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload g185.zip from BODC   View Bahia Esperanza site history  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h601a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa601a.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)water/air temperature, wind direction/speed, air pressure
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksBenchmark bolt inside tide gauge hut adjacent to stilling well
Benchmark relationshipsTide gauge zero (TGZ): Local Chart Datum TGZ is 5.45m below TGBM
Auxiliary benchmarksAUX: Pilar de referencia ubicado en cercauias de la estacion
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Bahia Esperanza
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Bahia Esperanza
MSL methodMean monthly hourly heights
PSMSL code988
Other relevant codesUHSLC 601
Additional information 
Last updated1994-01-03
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