GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Cananeia

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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 number194
Station nameCananeia
CountryBrazil
Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-25.01666
Longitude (+ve E)-47.925
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1954-
Responsible countryBrazil
Authority responsible for tide gaugeInstituto Oceanografico, Universidade de Sao Paulo- Cidade Universitaria, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil 05508
GLOSS contactBrazil
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarYes
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersMeteorological, CGPS, Gravimetry
Data acquisition rateContinuous tidal recording but hourly digitisation
High frequency data at UHSLCData 281a Document 281a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkZero of the gauge is 4.143m below the RN level. Levelled Sept. 1999
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 726
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodGodin A24A25A25 filter
PSMSL code726
Other relevant codesUHSLC 281
Additional information
Other relevant informationMean sea level, based on 1978 data, is 1.662m above the zero of the gauge.
For additional information see 'Tides and tide gauges of Cananeia and Ubatuba-Brazil (lat.24o)' by A.R. Mosquita and J. Harari, Relat. Inst. Oceanogr. Univ. S. Paulo, S. Paulo, no. 11, pp. 1-14, 1983.
http://www.io.usp.br/english/auxiliary.html
Nearest Met. stationNear the tidal station
Last updated8 November 2012