Station Information

Station ID: 1789
Latitude: 34.351389
Longitude: 134.056944
Coastline code: 644
Station code: 42
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1992 – 2023
Completeness (%): 100
Date of last update: 05 Mar 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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1994-07-01

1 JANUARY 1992: NEW STATION replaces Takamatsu

Documentation added 2002-05-13

Takamatsu II 644/042 RLR(1992) is 8.7m below Attached BM

Documentation added 2012-02-22

A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14.46 JST (05.46 UTC) on Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicentre situated approx. 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful earthquake ever to hit Japan and triggered a tsunami with waves of up to 40.5m travelling inland up to 10km.

Data Authority

Japan Meteorological Agency
3-6-9 Toranomon, Minato City