CHOSHI-GYOKO

Station Information

Station ID: 1544
Latitude: 35.744444
Longitude: 140.858333
Coastline code: 642
Station code: 50
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1982 – 2016
Completeness (%): 100
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 09 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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2001Feb23 :
Choshi Gyoko 642/050 RLR(1987) is 10.4m below Attached BM
=========================== 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 situated approx. 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the largest earthquake ever to strike Japan triggering a tsunami with wavwes up to 40.5m high and travelling inland up to 10km.

Data Authority

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