Station Information

Station ID: 1963
Latitude: -20.216667
Longitude: -70.166667
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 6
Country: CHILE
Time span of data: 1959 – 1959
Completeness (%): 100
Date of last update: 08 Apr 2013

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: CGTC, UAPE, IQQE
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: iqui2, iqui

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 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 2015-07-13

A permanent station was established at Iquique in 1984 id.2261

Data Authority

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