Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
SSC IDSSC-laru
Station NamePointe La Rue
CountrySeychelles
Latitude-4.68333
Longitude55.51666
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
CodesLocationLatitudeLongitudeSensors
IOC: laru2Pt.LaRue-4.555.5prs, rad, enc, bat, sw1, sw2, ra2, stp
GLOSS: 339Pointe La Rue-4.6716655.52666Float
UHSLC: 111N/AN/A
UHSLC: 121N/AN/A
PTWC: laruPt.LaRue_SC-4.676255.5294prs, rad, enc, ra2
PSMSL: 1846POINT LA RUE-4.66666755.533333N/A
SONEL_GPS: 3407SEYCHELLES-4.6787318355.53063053N/A
SONEL_GPS: 838SEYCHELLES-4.6737192155.47940389N/A
SONEL_TG: 1977SEYCHELLES-4.6764540055.52942300N/A
Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility laru2
GTS station code12FD90D0
GTS message typeSXXX32
Transmit interval (min)6
StatusOperational
Local ContactSeychelles National Meteorological Services ( Seychelles )
Other ContactUniversity of Hawaii Sea Level Center ( USA )
Added to the system2007-11-27 14:10:00
ConnectionGTS message
CountrySeychelles
Sensor 1
  Type of sensorprs
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Samples12
  Units of measurem
  First value4
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 2
  Type of sensorrad
  Sampling rate (min)3
  Samples10
  Units of measurem
  First value19
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 3
  Type of sensorenc
  Sampling rate (min)6
  Samples10
  Units of measurem
  First value32
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 4
  Type of sensorra2
  Sampling rate (min)6
  Samples10
  Units of measurem
  First value45
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 5
  Type of sensorsw1
  Sampling rate (min)60
  Samples1
  Units of measuremin
  First value58
  Reversed orderno
Sensor 6
  Type of sensorsw2
  Sampling rate (min)60
  Samples1
  Units of measuremin
  First value62
  Reversed orderno
Sensor 7
  Type of sensorbat
  Sampling rate (min)6
  Samples1
  Units of measureV
  First value66
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 8
  Type of sensorstp
  Sampling rate (min)6
  Samples2
  Units of measuremin
  First value70
  Reversed orderyes
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time ZoneGMT + 4hrs
OceanIndian
OperationalYes
Responsible countrySeychelles
Additional parametersThe only oceanographic observations are tide, sea level monitoring and sea temperature measurement. Further Marine and oceanographic activities are carried out by other organizations.
Tide gauge benchmarksTide Gauge location 04 40.3' S and 055 31.7' E. Tide Gauge GLOSS number 273, Toga I053, NODC II 30054502 replaced old tide gauge located at Port Victoria, it is a float/ well, Handar 436-A, Encoder 436-B.
Other relevant informationTide Gauge was installed on 11th of January 1993. Tide Gauge samples every second and averages every one minute, and transmits the data every 15 min to University of Hawaii through Meteosat 7 and GOES satellite.
Other relevant codesUHLSC 121
Distributed metadata source: PTWC COMP META file
DCP ID12FD90D0
WMOSXXX32
Samp Rate6
Num# Samp10
UnitM
Scale1.0000
Xmt Int.006
Fst Min.0000
HAR1
OwnerUHSLC
Data availability
IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility - realtime graph for 'laru2'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1846'