Station Information

Station ID: 511
Latitude: -23.65
Longitude: -70.416667
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 11
Country: CHILE
Time span of data: 1945 – 1991
Completeness (%): 96
Date of last update: 19 Nov 1992

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: UCNF, ANTF
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: anto, anto2
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 80: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 80: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Antofagasta 850/011 RLR(1990) is 10.7m below BM IHA No 8

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. Data 1946-1970 revised in April 1991

Data Authority

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