LA GUAIRA

WARNING: METRIC STATION
THIS IS NOT RESEARCH QUALITY DATA.
USE WITH EXTREME CAUTION.

Station Information

Station ID: 705
Latitude: 10.616667
Longitude: -66.933333
GLOSS ID: 328
Coastline code: 900
Station code: 41
Country: VENEZUELA, BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF
Time span of data: 1953 – 1997
Completeness (%): 100
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 23 Apr 2001

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)

Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 247: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Data revised, Values received for 1953-1988 from the Oceanographic Institute Venezuela
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 1998Oct13 :
La Guaira's time series appears to contain three-monthly variability connected with Caribbean eddies - see Chao and Carton in US WOCE Report for 1998, and Journal of Geophysical Research, in press as of 1998. Although a RLR diagram was prepared this station was never actually made RLR
This is an historic station last data 1997

Data Authority

Instituto Oceanografico De Venezuela
Universidad De Oriente
Apartado de Correos No. 245
Cumana
VENEZUELA, BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF