GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Fort-de-France

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 number338
Station nameFort-de-France
CountryFrance
Time zoneGMT -4hrs
Latitude (+ve N)14.58333
Longitude (+ve E)-61.05
Observation periodsTime span of data 2005-2009 psmsl
Authority responsible for tide gaugeService Hydrographique et Oceanographique de la Marine, CS 92803, 29228 Brest CEDEX 2, FRANCE
Instrumentation
RadarYes
Data
Aditional parametersMeteo: Pressure
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 271 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCDocument 271a
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkThe radar tige gauge was installed by SHOM in October 2005.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1942
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1942
Additional information
Other relevant informationThe tide gauge is operated in collaboration with the local authorities of Meteo- France and the French Navy.
No Real- Time

Digital: Yes
Precision: 1cm
Control: Semestrial
Levelling: 2005
Last updated13 May 2010