GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Puerto Madryn

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 number191
Station namePuerto Madryn
CountryArgentina
Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-42.76666
Longitude (+ve E)-65.03333
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1944-
Responsible countryArgentina
Authority responsible for tide gaugeServicio de Hidrografia Naval, Dto. Oceanografia, Avda. Montes de Oca 2124, C.P. 1271 Buenos Aires, Republica Argentina. http://www.hidro.gov.ar/
GLOSS contactArgentina
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataNo
Aditional parametersNone
Data acquisition rateHourly recording
Real-time data availableNo
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 = 2.83m below 'O' IGM
TGZ = 8.22m below TGBM (from 1944 onwards)
Auxiliary benchmarksAUX 1: punto fijo ubicado en la parte superior del tubo maregrafico adyacente.
AUX 2: punto fijo Nodal A (IGM), ubicado en los jardines de la Estacion Terminal de Omnibus de Pto. Madryn.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 501
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodmean monthly hourly heights
PSMSL code501
Additional information
Last updated4 December 1993