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General                                  
GLOSS number198
Station name

Fernando de Noronha

CountryBrazil
Latitude (+ve N)-3.83333
Longitude (+ve E)-32.4
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)ORSTOM for 1982-1983, 1984-1985, 1972-1985, 1991-, Kalesto gauge due 2008
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 (for 1972 data only)
GLOSS contactBrazil
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
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Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h203a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa203a.dmt from UHSLC   Download h203b.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa203b.dmt from UHSLC   Download h203c.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa203c.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code1829
Other relevant codesUHSLC 203
Additional information 
Other relevant informationData transmitting by satellite ARGOS platform will be installed in December 1992. World heritage site http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1000
Nearest Met. stationWMO No. 82595 - Calcanhar
Last updated1992-09-26
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