PUERTO WILLIAMS

WARNING: QCFLAG EXISTS. PLEASE READ THE DOCUMENTATION.

Station Information

Station ID: 1122
Latitude: -54.916667
Longitude: -67.616667
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 81
Country: CHILE
Time span of RLR data: 1965 – 1970
RLR completeness (%): 99
Time span of metric data: 1965 – 1991
Metric completeness (%): 95
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 19 Jul 1996

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 Real Time Stations from VLIZ: pwil, pwil2
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 287: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 03-JAN-96 :
There was a magnitude 7.8 earthquake about 20 km offshore of northernChile 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).
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2001Jan26 :
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;
Data possibly affected as a result.
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Puerto Williams 850/081 RLR(1965) is 12.8m below BM3

Data Authority

Servicio Hidrografico y Oceanografico de la Armada – SHOA
Errazuriz 254
Playa Ancha
Valparaiso
CHILE