Data received from TOGA office Instrument type: standard mechanical (01/1945 - 02/1987),Metercraft bubbler (03/1987+)
Documentation added 1996-01-03
There was a magnitude 7.8 earthquake about 20 km offshore of northern Chile on 30 July 1995 which produced a tsunami of 1.3 m at Caldera and which was seen in many records across the Pacific (information from NTF, Australia).
Documentation added 2001-01-26
For a review of the new Chilean tide gauge network, see "Tides in the Chilean Coasts" by Juan J. Fierro, Hydro International,Jan/Feb 2001, pp.7-9.Taken as a continous record by TOGA Sea Level Center but many ad-hoc datum corrections made to original data.
Documentation added 2004-10-20
Data for the period 1945-99 were replaced by a new data set received from the supplying authority (SHOA)The revised data are not very different. However there are some changes both to the values and missing day information.
Documentation added 2010-10-25
Following a review of the documentation the suspect station flag was removed.
Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Chilean Navy Errazuriz 254 Playa Ancha Valparaiso