SHIRAHAMA

Station Information

Station ID: 1150
Latitude: 33.683611
Longitude: 135.375278
Coastline code: 643
Station code: 5
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1966 – 2017
Completeness (%): 98
Date of last update: 20 Feb 2018

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric 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.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Shirahama 643/005 RLR(1976) is 8.7m below Attached BM

Documentation added 2012-02-22

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 earthquake to hit Japan and triggered a tsunami with waves up to 40.5m high travelling up to 10km inland.

Data Authority

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