WAKAYAMA

Station Information

Station ID: 816
Latitude: 34.221667
Longitude: 135.145556
Coastline code: 643
Station code: 15
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1957 – 2016
Completeness (%): 99
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 08 Feb 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: P117

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Wakayama 643/015 RLR(1976) is 8.8m below Attached BM
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Wakayama 643/015 RLR(1976) is 8.8m below Attached BM
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Mar26 :
Wakayama replaced by new gauge on same site July 1980.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2003Nov20 :
Datum 1996 is 1.037m below Tokyo Peil.
Datum 1998 is 1.042m below Tokyo Peil.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 24-Feb-2011 :
Sea level profile compares well with that for Kainan.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 21-Feb-2012 :
A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14.46 JST (05.46 UTC) on Friday
11th March 2011 with epicentre approx. 70 km 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
JAPAN