WAKKANAI

Station Information

Station ID: 1103
Latitude: 45.407778
Longitude: 141.685278
GLOSS ID: 324
Coastline code: 641
Station code: 61
Country: JAPAN
Time span of RLR data: 1975 – 2016
RLR completeness (%): 99
Time span of metric data: 1965 – 2016
Metric completeness (%): 84
Frequency Code: 24
Link to ellipsoid: Available
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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: P201
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: waka
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 360: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 360: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 29-AUG-95 :
A destructive earthquake and tsunami occurred in the Kuril Islands on 4 October 1994 - see Earth System Monitor, 5(4), June 1995.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 01-JUL-94 :
27 November 1991: New Installation
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2003Nov20 :
Datum 1998 is 1.507m below Tokyo Peil.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-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. 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful known earthquake to hit Japan. The earhtqake triggered a tsunami with waves of up to 40.5m travelling up to 10km inland.
Where more than one benchmark has the same name a suffix has been added
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 13-Mar-2014 :
The GPS benchmark information has been downloaded from the SONEL website. GPS benchmark P201 is 11.706m above RLR.

Data Authority

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