GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Manzanillo, Col.

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Station information

General
Gloss number163
Station nameManzanillo, Col.
CountryMexico
Time zone090W, GMT - 6hrs
Latitude (+ve N)19.05
Longitude (+ve E)-104.33333
OceanPacific
Observation periods1954-1982, due for upgrade 2007
Responsible countryMexico
GLOSS contactMexico
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Data acquisition raterecording at 6 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 395 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 163a Data 163b Document 69335 Document 69349
High frequency data at UHSLCData 395a Data 395b Document 395a Document 395b File format
Real-time data availableNo
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkPrimary benchmark is DGOM 9501 A 1992
Auxiliary benchmarksNovember 1992 site report states 'next inspection will connect Historic BM 1 1953, 2A 1956, 3 1952, 4 1952, 5, 1952, 6 1956, 7 1956.'
Other benchmarks: DGOM 9501 B 1992, DGOM 9501 C 1992, DGOM 9501 D 1992, DGOM E 1992, DGOM F 1992.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 737 RLR 1818
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1818
Other relevant codesUHSLC 395
Additional information
Last updated5 December 1993