GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Dakar

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 number253
Station nameDakar
CountrySenegal
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)14.66
Longitude (+ve E)-17.44
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1957-1966, Dakar-A: Dec 1982 - Dec 1983, Dakar-B: Dec 1983 - Jan 1985, Dakar-C: May 1986 - Dec 1986, Dakar-D: Dec 1986 - May 1989, Dakar-E Jan 1996 - Jun 2003
Responsible countrySenegal
Authority responsible for tide gaugeNOAA
GLOSS contactSenegal
Committed to GLOSSNo
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 223 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 253a Data 253b Data 253c Data 253d Data 253e Document 64164 Document 64181 Document 64208 Document 64225 Document 68293
High frequency data at UHSLCData 223a Data 223b Data 223c Data 223d Data 223e Document 223a Document 223b Document 223c Document 223d Document 223e File format
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1816 RLR 476
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1816
Other relevant codesUHSLC 223
Additional information
Last updated8 February 1990