Station Information

Station ID: 559
Latitude: -3.716667
Longitude: -38.483333
Coastline code: 874
Station code: 151
Country: BRAZIL
Time span of RLR data: 1948 – 1968
RLR completeness (%): 79
Time span of metric data: 1948 – 1968
Metric completeness (%): 84
Date of last update: 01 Jan 1980

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: CEFT
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: fort2, fort
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 283: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 283: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Fortaleza 874/151 RLR(1964) is 9.9m below BM1

Documentation added 1993-07-06

Data quality poor 1958-61; gauge maintenance and datum questionable

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Clear datum shift either side of data gap around 1960.

Documentation added 2012-01-26

Station is now historic last data received was that for 1968. Station no longer features on the NOAA website. It has now been labelled 'inactive'.

Data Authority

N.O.A.A. / N.O.S.
N/oes33, Ssmc4, Room 6531
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring,
MD 20910