GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – San Felix

The GLOSS Station Handbook is currently being re-designed and upgraded.

Until a new version is available, the tide gauge station list below from the last version of the Handbook provides links to further details about each tide gauge in the GLOSS Core Network. Click the GLOSS number buttons to view the information. Click column headings to sort the table.

Station information

General
Gloss number177
Station nameSan Felix
CountryChile
Time zone060W, GMT - 4hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-26.17
Longitude (+ve E)-80.07
OceanPacific
Observation periods1984-2003
Responsible countryChile
Authority responsible for tide gaugeServicio Hidrografico y Oceanografico de la Armada, Departamento Oceanografia, Casilla 324, Valparaiso, Chile
GLOSS contactChile
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatNo
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea temperature (hourly)
Air temperature (hourly)
Atmospheric pressure (hourly)
Data acquisition rate2 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 035 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 177 Document 78007
High frequency data at UHSLCData 035a Document 035a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkBM No. 3: it is a bronze disk stamped CF III, set in cement in bedrock platform where the boat landing.
Benchmark relationshipsBM No. 3 (1987-2003)
BM Doppler (1984-1997)
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1751
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL method24 hour averages
PSMSL code1751
Other relevant codesUHSLC 035
Additional information
Other relevant informationLevelling twice a year
No GPS recording
Last updated9 October 2003