GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Male

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 number28
Station nameMale
Time zone075E, GMT + 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)4.16666
Longitude (+ve E)73.5
Observation periods1987-
Responsible countryU.S.A.
Authority responsible for tide gaugeMeteorology Station, Addu Development Authority, Gan, Republic of Maldives
GLOSS contactMaldives
Committed to GLOSSNo
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateHourly intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 108 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 028a Data 028b Document 58994 Document 58977
High frequency data at UHSLCData 108a Data 108b Document 108a Document 108b File format
Real-time data availableNo
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1753
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodaverage of daily values
PSMSL code1753
Other relevant codesUHSLC 108
Additional information
Other relevant informationDaily values calculated using 119-point convolution filter (Bloomfield, 1976) centred on noon applied to the hourly data with respective periods of the 95, 50 and 5% amplitude points at 124.0, 60.2 and 40.2 hours.
Last updated5 December 1993