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Nigeria (Lagos) Station information sheet

General                                   
GLOSS number 259
Station name

Lagos

Country Nigeria
Time zone 015E, GMT + 1hr
Latitude (+ve N) 6.41666
Longitude (+ve E) 3.45
Ocean Atlantic
Observation period(s) 1979-
Responsible country Nigeria
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Mr. Larry Awosika, Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research (NIOMR), P.M.B. 12729, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
GLOSS contact Mr. Larry Awosika/Mr. Adeleke Adekoya
Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research (NIOMR)
Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Development
Victoria Island
P.M.B. 12729
Lagos
Nigeria
Committed to GLOSS Yes
Operational Yes
Instrumentation  
Float Yes
Pressure No
Bubbler No
Acoustic Yes
Radar No
Data  
Digital data Yes
Additional parameters Wind speed/direction,air/water temp., barometric pressure
Data acquisition rate Digitizing interval of 60 minutes
High frequency data at UHSLC Download h233a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa233a.dmt from UHSLC   Download h233c.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa233c.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data available Yes
Additional parameters (real-time) Wind speed/direction,air/water temp., barometric pressure
Benchmarks  
Tide gauge benchmarks Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 2.9063m which is tied to the Lagos Survey Datum of 2.8310m. TGBM is at the tide gauge shelter floor.
Benchmark relationships Benchmark is tied to Lagos Survey Datum as well as other benchmarks in the vicinity of the tide gauge.
Auxiliary benchmarks NIOMR Tank = 4.1672m 1400E = 3.8155m BMN2 = 3.5742m 1406C = 4.1727m
Data at PSMSL  
Annual MSL (RLR) data Yes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code 420/004
Other relevant codes UHSLC 233
Additional information  
Other relevant information NOAA have installed a NGWLMS alongside the analogue gauge, which has been collecting data since 10 May 1992.
Nearest Met. station NIOMR Met. Dept. Station
Last updated 2002-12-11