GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Veracruz, Ver.

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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 number212
Station nameVeracruz, Ver.
CountryMexico
Time zone090W, GMT - 6hrs
Latitude (+ve N)19.2
Longitude (+ve E)-96.13333
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1953-, due for upgrade 2007
Responsible countryMexico
Authority responsible for tide gaugeInstituto de Geofiscia, Cuidad Universitaria, Delegacion Coyoacan, 04510 Mexico, D.F.
GLOSS contactMexico
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalNo
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea temperature, sea density
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 minute intervals, filtered to hourly values.
High frequency data at UHSLCData 250a Document 250a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Auxiliary benchmarksAux#1: It is 1.42ft in from the face of the seawall and 31.2ft east of the south corner of the northern wing of the Escuela Nautica Mercante Fernando Siliceo.
Aux#2: It is 44.5ft east from lamp post numbered 33 situated in parkway dividing the Blvd. Avila Camacho and 76.5 ft west from intersection of small seawall breakwater.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodDoodson
PSMSL code702
Other relevant codesUHSLC 250
Additional information
Last updated11 December 2002