GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Santa Cruz del Flores (Azores)

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

Gloss number244
Station nameSanta Cruz del Flores (Azores)
Time zone015W, GMT - 1hr
Latitude (+ve N)39.2728
Longitude (+ve E)-31.0745
Observation periods1957-1969, 1976-1988, 1991-
Responsible countryPortugal
Authority responsible for tide gaugeInstituto Hidrografico, Rua das Trinas 49, P-1296 Lisboa Codex, Portugal
GLOSS contactPortugal
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location map
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateContinuous analog record, digitised at 60 minute intervals
High frequency data at UHSLCData 210a Document 210a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkMN 17/83 - benchmark bolt on the curb at the intersection of Travessa da Alfandega and Rua Senador Andre de Freitas
Benchmark relationshipsTide gauge zero (TGZ) = Portuguese Hydrographic Institute Chart Datum TGZ = 3.688m below IGC
TGZ = 6.672m below MN 16/83
TGZ = 6.809m below MN 17/83
Auxiliary benchmarks1/76 is 4.663m above Chart Datum
8/84 is 3.879m above Chart Datum
2/76 is 3.710m above Chart Datum
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodMetode de Hauteurs Reduites
PSMSL code843
Other relevant codesUHSLC 210
Additional information
Nearest Met. stationSanta Cruz das Flores
Last updated11 December 2002