GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Acapulco, Gro.

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Station information

General
Gloss number267
Station nameAcapulco, Gro.
CountryMexico
Time zone090W, GMT - 6hrs
Latitude (+ve N)16.83333
Longitude (+ve E)-99.91666
OceanPacific
Observation periods1952-, due for upgrade 2007
Responsible countryMexico
Authority responsible for tide gaugeServicio Mareografico Nacional
Instituto de Geofisica
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
04510 Mexico, D. F.
MEXICO
GLOSS contactMexico
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea temperature, sea density
Data acquisition rateContinuous, filtered to hourly heights
High frequency data at UHSLCData 316a Document 316a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Auxiliary benchmarksAux#1: It is 4.5ft west of the tide house, 4.75ft north of the seaward face of the pier, 19.9ft east south east of the center of the easternmost iron bollard and 21.5ft east of benchmark #2.
Aux#2: It is 4.75ft north of the seaward face of the pier, 7.6ft south west of the easternmost iron bollard, 25.9ft west of the tide gauge house and 21.5ft west of a line with benchmark 1.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 686
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodDoodson
PSMSL code686
Other relevant codesUHSLC 316
Additional information
Last updated11 December 2002