TOSA SHIMIZU

Station Information

Station ID: 815
Latitude: 32.779167
Longitude: 132.958889
Coastline code: 644
Station code: 11
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1957 – 2017
Completeness (%): 98
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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: tosa

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Tosa Shimizu 644/011 RLR(1976) is 9.7m below Attached BM

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Tosa Shimizu 644/011 RLR(1976) is 9.7m below Attached BM

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 epicentre approx. 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of
Tohoku. It was the most powerful known earthquake to hit Japan and triggered 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