JUAN FERNANDEZ-C

Station Information

Station ID: 1644
Latitude: -33.635833
Longitude: -78.829722
GLOSS ID: 176
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 39
Country: CHILE
Time span of data: 1985 – 2016
Completeness (%): 84
Date of last update: 07 Jun 2017

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 Real Time Stations from VLIZ: juan2, juan
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 21: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 21: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1996-01-03

There was a magnitude 7.8 earthquake about 20 km offshore of northern Chile 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).

Documentation added 1997-11-13

Instrument type: Metercraft bubbler gauge linked to Handar Platform via transducer (8/90-8/92) and analog recorder (9/92-)

Documentation added 2001-01-26

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.

Documentation added 2004-10-20

Data for the period 1990-98 were replaced by a new data set received from authority (57)

Documentation added 2011-11-16

An Earthquake registering 8.8 on the Moment Magnitude Scale occurred off the coast of Central Chile at 03.34 local time (06.34 UTC) on 27.2.2010.

Data Authority

Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Chilean Navy
Errazuriz 254
Playa Ancha
Valparaiso