ANTOFAGASTA

WARNING: QCFLAG EXISTS. PLEASE READ THE DOCUMENTATION.

Station Information

Station ID: 511
Latitude: -23.65
Longitude: -70.416667
GLOSS ID: 174
Coastline code: 850
Station code: 11
Country: CHILE
Time span of data: 1945 – 1991
Completeness (%): 96
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 19 Nov 1992

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 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. Data 1946-1970 revised in April 1991
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Antofagasta 850/011 RLR(1990) is 10.7m below BM IHA No 8

Data Authority

Servicio Hidrografico y Oceanografico de la Armada – SHOA
Errazuriz 254
Playa Ancha
Valparaiso
CHILE