Station Information

Station ID: 546
Latitude: 44.016667
Longitude: 145.866667
Coastline code: 630
Station code: 1
Time span of data: 1948 – 1994
Completeness (%): 95
Date of last update: 25 Jan 1996

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 1991-06-11

Yuzhno Kurilsk 630/001 RLR(1964) is 51.1m below BM

Documentation added 1993-07-29

Anomalously large value January 1963 and low value November 1979 - correct as received from authority.

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 1996-02-28

No data for 1995 - gauge malfunction

Documentation added 1998-04-06

NB the station codes for this country/area do not follow the coast sequentially use data 1965 - 68 (incl.) cautiously, unsure of datum stability

Documentation added 1999-08-19

No data after 1994 because the gauge was damaged

Documentation added 2002-05-21

Yuzho-Kurilsk confirmed as malfunctioned, probably in 1994.

Documentation added 2003-05-29

No data in 2002 due to malfunctioning gauge.

Data Authority

World Data Center
Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology
and Environmental Monitoring
6 Korolev Street, 249035 Obninsk
Kaluga Region