CRISTOBAL

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Station Information

Station ID: 169
Latitude: 9.35
Longitude: -79.916667
GLOSS ID: 208
Coastline code: 904
Station code: 11
Country: PANAMA
Time span of RLR data: 1909 – 1980
RLR completeness (%): 100
Time span of metric data: 1909 – 2010
Metric completeness (%): 94
Date of last update: 16 Jan 2012

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric 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)

Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 266: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 266: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1993-03-17

Possible datum shift in RLR record at around 1940.

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Cristobal 904/011 RLR(1964) is 8.8m below PBM 1A Cristobal

Documentation added 1995-09-08

See comments for CCODE = 840 concerning sea level difference either side of the Panama Canal.

Documentation added 1999-05-17

Cristobal data were considered to be affected by problems with automatic tide recorders in the early 1970s and several years of MSL look high compared to nearby stations e.g. Cartagena.
Station moved to Coco Solo (PSMSL code 904/006) in October 1980.

Data Authority

Panama Canal Commission
Engineering Division
Unit 2300
Apo AA 34011-2300