FUNCHAL

Station Information

Station ID: 1030
Latitude: 32.644
Longitude: -16.913067
GLOSS ID: 250
Coastline code: 365
Station code: 1
Country: PORTUGAL
Time span of data: 1963 – 2008
Completeness (%): 54
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 14 Apr 2009

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: FUNC
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 218: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 218: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Funchal 365/001 RLR(1977) is 9.7m below TGBM
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Funchal 365/001 RLR(1977) is 9.7m below TGBM
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Erratic data during 1963-64.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 23-MAY-94 :
1990-91 DATA RECEIVED FROM TOGA OFFICE
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 1998Nov04 :
data for 1990-93 replaced with revised values received from authority 41
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 25-Oct-2006 :
Full dataset 1962-2005 has been updated using revised values as
supplied by the Portugese Hydrographic Institute in their 2004/5
report.RLR has been recalculated using RLR year 2005.
RLR factor is 5.382m and RLR (2005) is 9.6m below TGBM MHIA 1936
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 28-Jan-2009 :
Treat data 1963-1965 as suspect.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-May-2010 :
Due to harbour contruction works this tide gauge at Funchal is giving bad
quality data and will soon be defunct. A replacement gauge has been in
operation since the end of 2003. This has been named Funchal II

Data Authority

Hydrographic Institute
Rua das Trinas 49
1249-093 Lisboa
PORTUGAL