GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Bahia Esperanza

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 number185
Station nameBahia Esperanza
CountryArgentina
Latitude (+ve N)-63.3
Longitude (+ve E)-56.91666
OceanSouthern
Observation periods1959-1978, Feb 1993-
Responsible countryArgentina
Authority responsible for tide gaugeArmada Argentina, Servicio de Hidrografia Naval, Avenida Montes de Oca 2124, (1271) Capital Federal, Republica Argentina
GLOSS contactArgentina
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatNo
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticYes
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parameterswater/air temperature, wind direction/speed, air pressure
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 601 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 185 Document 91839
High frequency data at UHSLCData 601a Document 601a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkBenchmark bolt inside tide gauge hut adjacent to stilling well
Benchmark relationshipsTide gauge zero (TGZ): Local Chart Datum
TGZ is 5.45m below TGBM
Auxiliary benchmarksAUX: Pilar de referencia ubicado en cercauias de la estacion
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 988
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodMean monthly hourly heights
PSMSL code988
Other relevant codesUHSLC 601
Additional information
Last updated3 January 1994