SAKAI

Station Information

Station ID: 811
Latitude: 35.547778
Longitude: 133.243056
Coastline code: 647
Station code: 41
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1957 – 2017
Completeness (%): 97
Date of last update: 20 Feb 2018

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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Sakai 647/041 RLR(1966) is 8.0m below Attached BM

Documentation added 2002-03-26

Sakai gauge replaced May 1978.

Documentation added 2003-11-20

Datum 1997 is 1.200m below Tokyo Peil.

Documentation added 2011-02-23

Dataset buddy checked with Saigo - Saigo profile is generally lower but features compare well.

Documentation added 2012-02-21

A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14.46 JST (05.46 UTC) on Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicentre 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku.It was the most powerful known earthquake to hit Japan triggering a tsunami with waves up to 40.5m and travelling up to 10km inland.

Data Authority

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