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
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 12 Oct 2005

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.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Lourenco Marques 432/001 RLR(1967) is 10.9m below BM MN1
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 05-MAR-92 :
OLD NAME FOR MAPUTO WAS LOURENCO MARQUES
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Maputo 432/001 RLR(1967) is 10.9m below BM MN1
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 26-JUN-96 :
data for 1961-67 from auth 41
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 08-OCT-97 :
1961-1986 gauge type=R.Fuess; 1994 onwards gauge type=A.Ott R20
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 1999Mar10 :
gauge is located in the fishing harbour
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Apr25 :
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
MOZAMBIQUE