Station Information

Station ID: 1122
Latitude: -54.916667
Longitude: -67.616667
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 81
Country: CHILE
Time span of RLR data: 1965 – 1970
RLR completeness (%): 99
Time span of metric data: 1965 – 2023
Metric completeness (%): 55
Date of last update: 07 May 2024

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: PWIL
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: pwil, pwil2
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 287: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Puerto Williams 850/081 RLR(1965) is 12.8m below BM3

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.Coastline prone to earthquake activity;
Data possibly affected as a result.

Documentation added 2018-07-10

SHOA have once again supplied data for Puerto Williams. Until the data is checked it has been included in the Metric series

Data Authority

Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Chilean Navy
Errazuriz 254
Playa Ancha