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General                                  
GLOSS number194
Station name

Cananeia

CountryBrazil
Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-25.01666
Longitude (+ve E)-47.925
OceanAtlantic
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
OperationalYes
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarYes
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersMeteorological, CGPS, Gravimetry
Data acquisition rateContinuous tidal recording but hourly digitisation
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h281a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa281a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)Meteorological, CGPS, Gravimetry
Benchmarks 
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. http://www.io.usp.br/english/auxiliary.html
Nearest Met. stationNear the tidal station
Last updated2012-11-08
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