KUSHIMOTO

Station Information

Station ID: 134
Latitude: 33.475833
Longitude: 135.773333
GLOSS ID: 85
Coastline code: 642
Station code: 141
Country: JAPAN
Time span of RLR data: 1957 – 2017
RLR completeness (%): 98
Time span of metric data: 1900 – 2017
Metric completeness (%): 72
Link to ellipsoid: Available
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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: P208
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: kusm
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 353: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 353: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Kushimoto 642/141 RLR(1976) is 10.2m below Attached BM F41

Documentation added 1994-07-15

See comments on sea level variability given for Maisaka (642/126).

Documentation added 1997-10-01

Kushimoto's record has been affected by the "Tonakai" (1944) and "Nankaido" (1946) earthquakes - see "Sea-level changes" by P.P.Pirazzoli (1996), Wiley:Chichester.

Documentation added 2011-02-22

Buddy checked with Uragami the profiles compare reasonably well.

Documentation added 2012-02-21

A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicenter approx. 70 km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful known earthquake to hit Japan. The earthquake triggered a tsunami with waves up to 40.5m travelling up to 10km inland.
Because of the earthquakes listed above this station was previously flagged. The overall profile however looks reasonable. Because of this the station flag has now been removed.

Documentation added 2014-03-13

The GPS benchmark information has been downloaded from the SONEL website. GPS benchmark P208 is 14.548m above RLR.

Data Authority

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