Station Information

Station ID: 2117
Latitude: 36.1214
Longitude: -5.43706
Coastline code: 220
Station code: 12
Country: SPAIN
Time span of data: 2006 – 2018
Completeness (%): 93
Date of last update: 05 Mar 2019

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 Real Time Stations from VLIZ: alge, gibr3
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 289: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 289: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 2012-01-19

Algeciras B is a replacement gauge for the former Algeciras tide gauge. Lat. 36
7.17N Long. 5 26.13W.Data begins in November 2006.
Datum of the gauge is Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ). TGZ is 0.03m below Hidrographic
Zero. Benchmark details are:
TGBM: border of the protective well
TGZ: 3.520m below TGBM (border of the protective well)
TGZ: 3.895m below Z1 (located in the wall close to the door)
TGZ: 3.499m below Z2 (located in the ground soil in front of the door)
TGZ: 3.666 below NAPG 486 (located in the wall of the former custom-house)

Documentation added 2014-09-03

Using values from a listing recently supplied by the IEO the co-ordinates for Algeciras have been revised.

Data Authority

Instituto Español de Oceanografía
Corazón de María, 8
28002, Madrid