SUMOTO

Station Information

Station ID: 1098
Latitude: 34.340556
Longitude: 134.906667
Coastline code: 643
Station code: 26
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1965 – 2016
Completeness (%): 99
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 :
Sumoto 643/026 RLR(1976) is 14.6m below Attached BM (i)
Where two benchmarks have the same name the later one is suffixed.
=========================== 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 the epicentre approx. 70 km east of the Oshika Peninsular . It was the most powerful earthquake to have hit Japan triggering a tsunami with waves up to 40.5m and travelling up to 10 km inland.

Data Authority

Marine Department
Japan Meteorological Agency
Ote-machi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo
JAPAN