GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Mtwara

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 number9
Station nameMtwara
CountryTanzania
Time zone045E, GMT + 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-10.28333
Longitude (+ve E)40.18333
OceanIndian
Observation periods1956-1957, 1959-1962
Responsible countryTanzania
Authority responsible for tide gaugeDivision of Surveys and Mapping of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development
GLOSS contactTanzania
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalNo
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code805
Additional information
Last updated8 February 1990