DAKAR 2

Station Information

Station ID: 1816
Latitude: 14.683333
Longitude: -17.416667
GLOSS ID: 253
Coastline code: 390
Station code: 2
Country: SENEGAL
Time span of data: 1992 – 2016
Completeness (%): 75
Link to ellipsoid: Available
Date of last update: 28 Feb 2018

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)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: DAKA, DATG, DAKR
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: dakar
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 223: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 223: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 2000-03-10

Dakar 2 390/002 RLR(1997) is 9.1m below BM Port of Commerce no. 21

Documentation added 2005-11-07

Data prior to 1996 were provided by NOAA i.e. prior to handover of responsibility for the gauge to UHSLC.

Documentation added 2010-11-24

Complete dataset 1996-2009 received from UHSLC. Values were checked with previous data before being added to the database. There is very little data between 2003-2007.

Documentation added 2014-06-23

Using information from UHSLC the RLR diagram has been re-drawn. Primary benchmark is BM A 8.6705m above TGZ.

Documentation added 2015-11-03

Updated JASL UHSLC data added for 2012-2014.

Data Authority

University of Hawaii
Department of Oceanography Division of Natural Sciences
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu
Hawaii 96822