Station Information

Station ID: 490
Latitude: 36.12077
Longitude: -5.434973
Coastline code: 220
Station code: 11
Country: SPAIN
Time span of data: 1943 – 2002
Completeness (%): 81
Date of last update: 20 Nov 2006

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 1999-03-22

Data for 1992-96 revised

Documentation added 2000-04-25

Algeciras 220/011 RLR(1996) is 8.5m below BM NGR 15

Documentation added 2006-12-06

Full dataset 1943-2002 updated after receiving revised values from

Documentation added 2006-12-06

the IEO. Copies of previous values kept.
Datum of the data confirmed to be 2.30m below benchmark NGR15.
No further data will be available from this exact site as
harbour is being modified.
New tide gauge to be installed.

Documentation added 2012-01-19

New gauge for Algeciras is Algeciras B Lat 36 7.17N Long 5 26.13W. Data
commences November 2006 database id.2117

Data Authority

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