GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Rodrigues, Port Mathurin

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Station information

General
Gloss number19
Station nameRodrigues, Port Mathurin
CountryMauritius
Time zone060E, GMT + 4hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-19.68333
Longitude (+ve E)63.41666
OceanIndian
Observation periods1987-
Responsible countryMauritius
Authority responsible for tide gaugeMeteorological Service, St Paul Road, Vacoas, Mauritius
GLOSS contactMauritius
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersMean Sea Level pressure
Data acquisition rateContinuous analogue record but hourly values computed
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 105 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 019 Document 61111
High frequency data at UHSLCData 105a Document 105a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkZero of tide gauge: A bolt at the edge of the wharf of the tide gauge
Benchmark relationshipsZero of tide staff tied to benchmark which is a point on Beam XII which is adjacent to tide gauge station. The height of the beam is 1.98m above mean sea level.
Auxiliary benchmarks1. Brass tube fixed on a wall in marine service area about 200m from the tide gauge station
2. One benchmark located near the entrance of the Port.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1672
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodaverage of daily values
PSMSL code1672
Other relevant codesUHSLC 105
Additional information
Other relevant informationDaily values calculated using 119-point convolution filter (Bloomfield, 1976) centred on noon applied to the hourly data with respective periods of the 95, 50 and 5% amplitude points at 124.0, 60.2 and 40.2 hours.
Nearest Met. stationPointe Canon Met. Station
Last updated20 December 1997