Station Information

Station ID: 1522
Latitude: 28.5
Longitude: 129.5
Coastline code: 646
Station code: 3
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1981 – 2017
Completeness (%): 99
Date of last update: 21 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 23-Oct-2002
Data for 1996-2001 received from University of Hawaii.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-Feb-2012
A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14.46 JST (05.46 UTC) Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicentre situated approx. 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the largest earthquake to ever hit Japan triggering a tsunami with waves up to 40.5m high travelling inland for 10km.

Data Authority

Japan Oceanographic Data Centre
Hydrographic Department, Maritime Safety Agency
MLIT Aomi Building
2-5-18, Aomi, Koto-ku
Tokyo 135-0064