MAPUTO

Station Information

Station ID: 986
Latitude: -25.966667
Longitude: 32.566667
Coastline code: 432
Station code: 1
Country: MOZAMBIQUE
Time span of data: 1961 – 2001
Completeness (%): 40
Date of last update: 12 Oct 2005

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 190: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Lourenco Marques 432/001 RLR(1967) is 10.9m below BM MN1

Documentation added 1992-03-05

OLD NAME FOR MAPUTO WAS LOURENCO MARQUES

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Maputo 432/001 RLR(1967) is 10.9m below BM MN1

Documentation added 1996-06-26

data for 1961-67 from auth 41

Documentation added 1997-10-08

1961-1986 gauge type=R.Fuess; 1994 onwards gauge type=A.Ott R20

Documentation added 1999-03-10

gauge is located in the fishing harbour

Documentation added 2002-04-25

Maputo - MN1 Benchmark destroyed 1999 during harbour works, and replaced
by MN23 nearby. No direct relationship between the two as they didn't exist
at the same time. Continuance of same datum of observations assumed
to link the data together for RLR purposes.
Data 19th September 1999 onwards measured by Aanderaa equipment.
Maputo is now an historic station. Last data 2001.

Data Authority

Instituto Nacional de Hidrographia e Navegacao
Av. Karl Marx No. 153
Maputo