Station Information

Station ID: 1785
Latitude: -56.5
Longitude: -68.716667
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 91
Country: CHILE
Time span of data: 1991 – 1997
Completeness (%): 89
Date of last update: 25 Feb 2004

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)

Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 599: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

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 1998-05-20

type of gauge: pneumatic bubbler up to November 1997

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.

Documentation added 2001-03-23

Station discontinued 1997.

Documentation added 2004-10-20

Data for the period 1991-97 were replaced by a new
data set received from authority (57).

Data Authority

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