Station Information

Station ID: 510
Latitude: -23.653056
Longitude: -70.404444
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 12
Country: CHILE
Time span of data: 1945 – 2016
Completeness (%): 92
Date of last update: 07 Jun 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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: UCNF
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: anto, anto2
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 80: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 80: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 16-Oct-1991
Original data aadjusted by TOGA
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-Mar-1993
Data received from TOGA office Instrument type: standard mechanical (01/1945 - 02/1987),Metercraft bubbler (03/1987+)
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 03-Jan-1996
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 26-Jan-2001
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.Taken as a continous record by TOGA Sea Level Center but many ad-hoc datum corrections made to original data.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 20-Oct-2004
Data for the period 1945-99 were replaced by a new data set received from the supplying authority (SHOA)The revised data are not very different. However there are some changes both to the values and missing day information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 25-Oct-2010
Following a review of the documentation the suspect station flag was removed.

Data Authority

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