FORCADOS

Station Information

Station ID: 389
Latitude: 5.35
Longitude: 5.35
Coastline code: 420
Station code: 11
Country: NIGERIA
Time span of data: 1934 – 1975
Completeness (%): 18
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 05 Oct 1992

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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
JANUARY 1970 - GAUGE RE-SITED AT FORCADOS TERMINAL
1968 FEBRUARY VALUE OMITTED-UNUSUALLY LOW, MARCH VALUE OMITTED-INCOMPLETE
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Forcados 420/011 RLR(1972) is 8.3m below BM DET9
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 05-OCT-92 :
VALUES FOR DEC 1973 AND ALL OF 1974 AVAILABLE TO 2 DECIMAL PLACES ONLY
NEW GAUGE JULY 1974
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Forcados 420/011 RLR(1972) is 8.3m below BM DET9
Forcados is an historic station. Last data 1975

Data Authority

Shell BP Petroleum Development Co. of Nigeria Ltd.
Private Mail Bag 2418
Freeman House, 21/22 Marina
Lagos
NIGERIA