Station Information

Station ID: 994
Latitude: -52.9
Longitude: -70.266667
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 71
Country: CHILE
Time span of data: 1961 – 1964
Completeness (%): 81
Date of last update: 02 Dec 2015

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 1993-07-12

Caleta Percy 850/071 RLR(1964) is 8.8m below BM1. Caleta Percy is an historic station last data 1964.

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;

Documentation added 2015-12-02

This station was previously flagged on review the station flag has been removed.

Data Authority

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