Mauritius  (Rodrigues) Station information sheet

GLOSS number 19
Station name

Rodrigues, Port Mathurin

Country Mauritius
Time zone 060E, GMT + 4hrs
Latitude (+ve N) -19.68333
Longitude (+ve E) 63.41666
Ocean Indian
Observation period(s) 1987-
Responsible country Mauritius
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Meteorological Service, St Paul Road, Vacoas, Mauritius
GLOSS contact Mr. B. Dunputh/Mr. M. Beebeejaun
Meteorological Services
St. Paul Road
Committed to GLOSS Yes
Operational Yes
Location map View location map for GLOSS station Rodrigues, Port Mathurin
Float Yes
Pressure No
Bubbler No
Acoustic No
Radar No
Digital data Yes
Additional parameters Mean Sea Level pressure
Data acquisition rate Continuous analogue record but hourly values computed
Fast delivery data at UHSLC Download h105.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODC    Download document g019.txt  from BODC   
High frequency data at UHSLC Download from UHSLC   Download documentation qa105a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data available Yes
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Additional parameters (real-time) Mean Sea Level pressure
Tide gauge benchmarks Zero of tide gauge: A bolt at the edge of the wharf of the tide gauge
Benchmark relationships Zero of tide staff tied to benchmark which is a point on Beam XII which is adjacent to tide gauge station. The height of the beam is 1.98m above mean sea level.
Auxiliary benchmarks 1. Brass tube fixed on a wall in marine service area about 200m from the tide gauge station 2. One benchmark located near the entrance of the Port.
Data at PSMSL  
Annual MSL (RLR) data Download annual MSL (RLR) data for Rodrigues, Port Mathurin
Annual MSL (RLR) plot View annual MSL (RLR) plot for Rodrigues, Port Mathurin
MSL method average of daily values
PSMSL code 450/021
Other relevant codes UHSLC 105
Additional information  
Other relevant information Daily values calculated using 119-point convolution filter (Bloomfield, 1976) centred on noon applied to the hourly data with respective periods of the 95, 50 and 5% amplitude points at 124.0, 60.2 and 40.2 hours.
Nearest Met. station Pointe Canon Met. Station
Last updated 1997-12-20