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Ghana (Takoradi) Station information sheet

General                                   
GLOSS number 258
Station name

Takoradi

Country Ghana
Time zone 000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N) 5.61666
Longitude (+ve E) 0
Ocean Atlantic
Observation period(s) 1962-1982
Responsible country Ghana
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Survey Department, P.O. Box 191, Accra, Ghana
GLOSS contact Director
Survey Department
P.O. Box 191, Cantonments
Accra
Ghana

[Mr. J.T. Odametey]
Committed to GLOSS Yes
Operational Yes
Location map View location map for GLOSS station Tema
Instrumentation  
Float Yes
Pressure No
Bubbler No
Acoustic No
Radar No
Data  
Digital data No
Data acquisition rate Data collected at 15 minute intervals and filtered to hourly heights
Real-time data available No
Benchmarks  
Tide gauge benchmarks Reference benchmark (PL8/5) is just outside the tide gauge house
Benchmark relationships Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 11.207ft below TGBM TGZ = Ghana National Datum TGZ = Admiralty Chart Datum
Data at PSMSL  
Annual MSL (RLR) data Download annual MSL (RLR) data for Tema
Annual MSL (RLR) plot View annual MSL (RLR) plot for Tema
MSL method Doodson X0 filter
PSMSL code 410/016
Additional information  
Nearest Met. station Accra
Last updated 1990-06-23