Station Information

Station ID: 1296
Latitude: 42.166667
Longitude: 142.766667
Coastline code: 641
Station code: 27
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1971 – 2008
Completeness (%): 94
Date of last update: 26 Nov 2015

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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Urakawa II 641/027 RLR(1986) is 8.6m below Standard Mark

Documentation added 1995-08-29

A destructive earthquake and tsunami occurred in the Kuril Islands on 4 October 1994 - see Earth System Monitor, 5(4), June 1995.

Documentation added 1997-08-20

In 1982 there was a severe earthquake near the station. A new tide gauge station was established in 1988.

Documentation added 2009-05-05

Tokachi-Oki earthquake occurred on 26th September 2003 at 04.50 local time.

Documentation added 2015-12-02

As the data points themselves have been flagged the station flag has been removed. PSMSL are awaiting further levelling information.

Data Authority

Japan Oceanographic Data Centre
Hydrographic Department, Maritime Safety Agency
MLIT Aomi Building
2-5-18, Aomi, Koto-ku
Tokyo 135-0064