GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Ceuta (Spanish N. Africa)

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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 column headings to sort the station list table. Click the GLOSS number buttons to view the station information.

Station information

Gloss number249
Station nameCeuta (Spanish N. Africa)
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)35.54
Longitude (+ve E)-5.19
Observation periods1944-
Responsible countrySpain
Authority responsible for tide gaugeInstituto Espanol de Oceanografia (IEO)
GLOSS contactSpain
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location map
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersAtmospheric pressure
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording, hourly values extracted
High frequency data at BODCData 249a Data 249b Data 249c Data 249d Document 63881 Document 63895 Document 63908 Document 63911
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkNRG-101 (Instituto Geografico Nacional) located in the stilling well mouth. Geometrical altitude: 3.401m; levelling: Ceuta-Tetuan line 1929 (1982).
TGZ (1996) = 4.195 metres under NGR-101
Benchmark relationshipsSS.C.1 (IGN) located in the floor at the crowing of the west side of the Dock Espana in front of the window of the tide gauge place. Geometrical altitude: 2.666m; levelling: Ceuta-Tetuan line 1929 (1982).
SS.C.7 (IGN) located in the south of the dike cont
Auxiliary benchmarksSS.C.1
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 498
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL method119 point filter
PSMSL code498
Other relevant codesUHSLC 207
Additional information
Other relevant informationTwo GPS campaigns. Project: SELF I (5 days, 24 hours a day in March 1993). SELF II (from 25-30 November 1996).
Nearest Met. stationObservatorio de Ceuta
Last updated11 December 2002