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General                                  
GLOSS number338
Station name

Fort-de-France

CountryFrance
Time zoneGMT -4hrs
Latitude (+ve N)14.58333
Longitude (+ve E)-61.05
Observation period(s)Time span of data 2005-2009 psmsl
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Service Hydrographique et Oceanographique de la Marine, CS 92803, 29228 Brest CEDEX 2, FRANCE
Instrumentation 
Float
Pressure
Bubbler
Acoustic
RadarYes
Data
Additional parametersMeteo: Pressure
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h271.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload qa271a.dmt from UHSLC   Download documentation qa271a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Additional parameters (real-time)Meteo: Pressure
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksThe radar tige gauge was installed by SHOM in October 2005.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Fort-de-France
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Fort-de-France
PSMSL code1942
Additional information 
Other relevant informationThe tide gauge is operated in collaboration with the local authorities of Meteo- France and the French Navy. No Real- Time Digital: Yes Precision: 1cm Control: Semestrial Levelling: 2005
Last updated2010-05-13
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