Station Information

Station ID: 1102
Latitude: 32.976667
Longitude: 130.220556
Coastline code: 645
Station code: 59
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1965 – 2017
Completeness (%): 98
Date of last update: 20 Feb 2018

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-1991
Oura 645/059 RLR(1976) is 10.7m below Attached BM
A letter from 20.09.94 gives the BM/Datum relationship previouly 7.561m as 7.558m
=========================== 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 Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful earthquake to have hit Japan and triggered a tsunami with waves up to 40.5m travelling up to 10 km inland.

Data Authority

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