BUENAVENTURA

Station Information

Station ID: 456
Latitude: 3.9
Longitude: -77.1
GLOSS ID: 170
Coastline code: 842
Station code: 11
Country: COLOMBIA
Time span of RLR data: 1941 – 1969
RLR completeness (%): 91
Time span of metric data: 1941 – 2014
Metric completeness (%): 90
Date of last update: 04 Nov 2015

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric 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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: BUEN
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: buve2
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 85: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Buenaventura 842/011 RLR(1964) is 11.9m below BM2

Documentation added 1993-04-19

The Colombian earthquake of 12 December 1979 caused the coast around Tumaco (station code 842/021) to subside up to 1.6m - see Herd et al. 1979, Science, 211, 441-445. PRIOR TO 1970 DATA SUPPLIED BY AUTHORITY CODE NO. 52 1973 - DATUM CHANGE MID-YEAR WHEN GAUGE RE-SITED, VALUES SEEM QUESTIONABLE
DATA PRIOR TO 1985 RECEIVED FROM AUTHORITY A7

Documentation added 1994-04-20

1992: Jan- July and December data from digital gauge, Aug-Nov from Fuess gauge

Documentation added 1994-04-20

1993 Jan-Aug data from digital gauge, Sept-Nov from Fuess gauge

Documentation added 2004-10-05

data for 1997 on received from University of Hawaii Sea Level Center

Documentation added 2012-01-18

Using data from the latest UHSLC JASL cd the 'METRIC' dataset has been updated.Data values for 2001-2011 have been added to the dataset.

Documentation added 2015-11-04

Updated JASL data for 2011-2014 has been added to the 'Metric' plot.

Data Authority

I.D.E.A.M.
Carrera 5a, No.15-80 Piso 18
Aa 18633 Santafe de Bogota Dc