Station Information

Station ID: 1028
Latitude: 34.353056
Longitude: 132.464722
Coastline code: 643
Station code: 44
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1963 – 2016
Completeness (%): 97
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 08 Feb 2017

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR 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.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Hirosima 643/044 RLR(1976) is 10.0m below BM Hirosima
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Hirosima 643/044 RLR(1976) is 10.0m below BM Hirosima
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 24-Feb-2011 :
Buddy checked with Kure IV. Profile features compare.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 21-Feb-2012 :
A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14.46 JST (05.46 UTC) on Friday
11th March 2011 with an epicentre approx. 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of
Tohoku. It was the most powerful known earthquake to hit Japan triggering a
tsunami with waves up to 40.5m and travelling up to 10km inland.

Data Authority

Japan Oceanographic Data Centre
Hydrographic Department, Maritime Safety Agency
MLIT Aomi Building
2-5-18, Aomi, Koto-ku
Tokyo 135-0064