GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Cascais

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 number246
Station nameCascais
CountryPortugal
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)38.4167
Longitude (+ve E)-9.2499
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1882-1911, 1914-1915, 1917-1951, 1955-unkown, Acoustic 2003
Responsible countryPortugal
Authority responsible for tide gaugeInstituto Geografico Portugues, Rua Artilharia 1, 107, P-1099-052 Lisboa, Portugal
GLOSS contactPortugal
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticYes
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateContinuous analog record, digitised at 60 minute intervals
High frequency data at BODCData 246 Document 91982
High frequency data at UHSLCData 209a Document 209a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkm3 - benchmark bolt at the root of the groin where the tide gauge is located
NP1 - benchmark bolt at the entrance of the cidadela de Cascais
Benchmark relationshipsTide gauge zero (TGZ) = Portuguese Hydrographic Institute Chart Datum
TGZ = 7.277m below m3
TGZ = 15.437m below NP1
Auxiliary benchmarksm1 is 6.237m above Chart Datum
m2 is 6.233m above Chart Datum
m4 is 11.454m above Chart Datum
m5 is 6.597m above Chart Datum
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 52
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodMetode de Hauteurs Reduites
PSMSL code52
Other relevant codesUHSLC 209
Additional information
Last updated11 December 2002