PUERTO MONTT

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Station Information

Station ID: 472
Latitude: -41.485
Longitude: -72.960833
GLOSS ID: 178
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 51
Country: CHILE
Time span of data: 1942 – 2016
Completeness (%): 72
Frequency Code: 24
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: pmon, pmon2

Station Documentation

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 03-JAN-96 :
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).
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2001Jan26 :
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.COASTLINE PRONE TO EARTHQUAKE ACTIVITY;
DATA POSSIBLY AFFECTED AS A RESULT
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Puerto Montt 850/051 RLR(1970) is 12.6m below BM15
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-MAY-98 :
Gauge type: 1945-73 float/stilling well, 1977- bubbler data 1942-45 from US Geological Survey gauge
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-OCT-04 :
Data for the period 1981-97 were replaced by a new data set received from the supplying authority (SHOA).
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 16-Nov-2011 :
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
CHILE