GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Abidjan

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 number257
Station nameAbidjan
CountryCote d'Ivoire
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)5.25
Longitude (+ve E)-4.0
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1971, 1974-1976, 1987
Responsible countryCote d'Ivoire
Authority responsible for tide gaugeSHOM, France for 405/001; ORSTOM, Paris for 405/002
GLOSS contactIvory_Coast
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
High frequency data at UHSLCData 230a Document 230a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1313
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1313
Other relevant codesUHSLC 230
Additional information
Other relevant informationData also held by PSMSL for gauge 405/002
1982-1988. Four float gauges operating in Abidjan, one called 'wharf' is used for forecasting.
Last updated11 December 2002