GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Cayenne

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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

Gloss number202
Station nameCayenne
CountryFrench Guiana
Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)4.85
Longitude (+ve E)-52.28333
Observation periods1977, 2006-
Responsible countryFrance
Authority responsible for tide gaugeEPSHOM, BP 426, 29275 Brest Cedex, France
GLOSS contactFrance
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location map
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkRepere IGN no. Bbe1: repere de nivellement type E scelle dans batiment du gardien du port de Degrad des Cannes (cote rapportee au zero IGN 77 3.319m).
Benchmark relationshipsRepere A = 2.660m
Repere B = 2.802m
Repere C = 2.774m
Repere D = 2.098m
(Cote rapportee au zero IGN 77)
Auxiliary benchmarksRepere A: repere de nivellement SHOM scelle horizontalement dans un soutien de conduit, en beton, a l'enracinement du quai.
Repere B: boulon fixe verticalemente dans le socle de la grue a l'extremite du quai.
Repere C: boulon fixe verticalement a l'extremite du quai a l'ouest du port de Degrad des Cannes.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code1768
Additional information
Other relevant informationOther benchmark: Repere D: graduation 3.97 de l'echelle de maree fixe pres du maregraphe. Also goes by name Ile Royale or Ile du Salut? New gauge proposed
Last updated5 December 1993