Puerto Williams (Chile) Site History

History Summary

Station name Puerto Williams
Country Chile
Latitude 54° 56.0' S
Longitude 067° 37.0' W
GLOSS No.  
Time Reference GMT (00-23 hours)
Contributor Instituto Hidrografico de la Armada, Chile
Instrument type (1964-1990) Float and stilling well gauge
(1990 - present) Pneumatic bubbler gauge
Site of Gauge  
Observational periods 1964 - present

Reference Level

All heights have been referred to the station tide staff zero which is linked to fixed bench marks.

Tide Gauge Benchmark (TGBM) Description

Benchmark Description
BM No. 2 It is a 9cm bronze disk stamped CF 2, set in cement at the south west corner of the warehouse located 30m east of the passenger pier and 6m south of the 'Avenida Costanera'.
BM No. 3 It is a 6cm bronze disk stamped CF3 set in cement at the north east corner of the warehouse located 60m east of the passenger pier and 2m south of the 'Avenida Costanera'.

Benchmark Relationships

BM No. 2 1966-1990
BM No. 3 1966-1990

Quality Assessment

Comment

The hourly residuals show significant fluctuations with a duration of a day or longer, and contain spikes.

Possible datum shifts:

Year Completeness
Index (%)
Questionable Fluctuations (In day Nos.) And Missing Data (Gaps >6 hours)
1964 9 None
1965 95 None
1966 100 94
1967 100 None
1968 100 49
1969 100 None
1970 100 81-83,152
1971 100 Timing accuracy is questionable throughout the year
1972 98 1,72-150,216-217
    Gap from 1972/10/01 at 04.00 to 1972/10/02 at 03.00
    Gap from 1972/10/13 at 04.00 to 1972/10/14 at 03.00
    Gap from 1972/11/11 at 04.00 to 1972/11/15 at 03.00
    Gap from 1972/12/30 at 04.00 to 1972/12/31 at 03.00
1973 100 None
1974 92 230-232,251-265,272-280,306-307
    Gap from 1974/02/15 at 04.00 to 1974/03/16 at 03.00
1975 100 None
1976 100 33,158,292,305,332
1977 100 29
1978 100 232-244
1979 99 158-162,171-172,258-259,305,359
    Gap from 1979/01/31 at 04.00 to 1979/02/01 at 03.00
1980 89 32,279,329-330,365-366
    Gap from 1980/10/01 at 04.00 to 1980/10/01 at 20.00
    Gap from 1980/10/06 at 00.00 to 1980/10/07 at 19.00
    Gap from 1980/10/11 at 13.00 to 1980/10/15 at 12.00
    Gap from 1980/10/29 at 09.00 to 1980/10/29 at 20.00
    Gap from 1980/10/30 at 05.00 to 1980/10/30 at 17.00
    Gap from 1980/10/31 at 21.00 to 1980/11/01 at 18.00
1981 87 1,77-78,119-120
    Gap from 1981/04/01 at 21.00 to 1981/04/14 at 19.00
    Gap from 1981/04/23 at 19.00 to 1981/04/27 at 13.00
    Gap from 1981/06/02 at 18.00 to 1981/06/06 at 16.00
    Gap from 1981/06/09 at 23.00 to 1981/06/10 at 16.00
    Gap from 1981/07/20 at 07.00 to 1981/07/20 at 17.00
    Gap from 1981/08/19 at 09.00 to 1981/08/23 at 20.00
    Gap from 1981/10/01 at 20.00 to 1981/10/19 at 22.00
    Gap from 1981/11/15 at 10.00 to 1981/11/15 at 19.00
1982 96 1,177
    Gap from 1982/02/15 at 11.00 to 1982/02/15 at 19.00
    Gap from 1982/04/08 at 21.00 to 1982/04/09 at 17.00
    Gap from 1982/04/18 at 18.00 to 1982/04/21 at 03.00
    Gap from 1982/05/19 at 04.00 to 1982/05/19 at 18.00
    Gap from 1982/06/04 at 19.00 to 1982/06/05 at 16.00
    Gap from 1982/06/07 at 15.00 to 1982/06/09 at 19.00
    Gap from 1982/06/11 at 04.00 to 1982/06/13 at 03.00
    Gap from 1982/07/15 at 17.00 to 1982/07/16 at 21.00
    Gap from 1982/07/21 at 11.00 to 1982/07/21 at 18.00
    Gap from 1982/08/01 at 04.00 to 1982/08/01 at 19.00
    Gap from 1982/12/06 at 04.00 to 1982/12/06 at 17.00
1983 80 None
    Gap from 1983/02/09 at 17.00 to 1983/03/14 at 03.00
    Gap from 1983/06/14 at 07.00 to 1983/06/14 at 19.00
    Gap from 1983/06/27 at 15.00 to 1983/06/28 at 21.00
    Gap from 1983/11/20 at 04.00 to 1983/11/20 at 16.00
1984 97 105-107,184-187,301,348,351
    Gap from 1984/04/29 at 11.00 to 1984/04/30 at 13.00
    Gap from 1984/06/01 at 15.00 to 1984/06/02 at 13.00
    Gap from 1984/06/16 at 10.00 to 1984/06/18 at 14.00
    Gap from 1984/06/23 at 17.00 to 1984/06/25 at 13.00
    Gap from 1984/07/06 at 07.00 to 1984/07/06 at 13.00
    Gap from 1984/07/10 at 11.00 to 1984/07/11 at 13.00
    Gap from 1984/11/09 at 05.00 to 1984/11/09 at 13.00
    Gap from 1984/11/20 at 18.00 to 1984/11/21 at 21.00
    Gap from 1984/11/27 at 00.00 to 1984/11/27 at 13.00
1985 93 151-181
    Gap from 1985/01/15 at 07.00 to 1985/01/16 at 13.00
    Gap from 1985/03/25 at 14.00 to 1985/04/10 at 13.00
    Gap from 1985/04/14 at 17.00 to 1985/04/15 at 03.00
    Gap from 1985/04/24 at 04.00 to 1985/04/25 at 17.00
    Gap from 1985/04/28 at 01.00 to 1985/04/29 at 13.00
    Gap from 1985/05/20 at 07.00 to 1985/05/20 at 13.00
    Gap from 1985/08/31 at 17.00 to 1985/09/01 at 01.00
    Gap from 1985/10/01 at 07.00 to 1985/10/01 at 13.00
    Gap from 1985/10/11 at 03.00 to 1985/10/11 at 13.00
    Gap from 1985/11/01 at 22.00 to 1985/11/02 at 13.00
1986 90 292,314
    Gap from 1986/01/23 at 17.00 to 1986/01/27 at 13.00
    Gap from 1986/02/01 at 06.00 to 1986/02/01 at 14.00
    Gap from 1986/03/30 at 04.00 to 1986/03/30 at 13.00
    Gap from 1986/09/18 at 18.00 to 1986/09/19 at 13.00
1987 97 1-3,91,219
    Gap from 1987/01/24 at 14.00 to 1987/01/25 at 13.00
    Gap from 1987/02/28 at 14.00 to 1987/03/01 at 13.00
    Gap from 1987/03/07 at 06.00 to 1987/03/09 at 13.00
    Gap from 1987/05/22 at 15.00 to 1987/05/23 at 13.00
    Gap from 1987/06/30 at 14.00 to 1987/07/01 at 19.00
    Gap from 1987/07/10 at 07.00 to 1987/07/10 at 13.00
    Gap from 1987/07/22 at 06.00 to 1987/07/22 at 13.00
    Gap from 1987/08/03 at 21.00 to 1987/08/04 at 13.00
    Gap from 1987/08/10 at 06.00 to 1987/08/10 at 13.00
    Gap from 1987/12/14 at 16.00 to 1987/12/15 at 17.00
1988 98 182-184,282-283,297-301,320-327
    Gap from 1988/01/16 at 10.00 to 1988/01/17 at 13.00
    Gap from 1988/04/04 at 08.00 to 1988/04/04 at 15.00
    Gap from 1988/08/28 at 17.00 to 1988/08/29 at 13.00
    Gap from 1988/09/09 at 04.00 to 1988/09/09 at 13.00
    Gap from 1988/10/29 at 22.00 to 1988/10/30 at 12.00
    Gap from 1988/10/30 at 23.00 to 1988/10/31 at 13.00
1989 93 1
    Gap from 1989/01/02 at 03.00 to 1989/01/02 at 13.00
    Gap from 1989/03/01 at 19.00 to 1989/03/02 at 18.00
    Gap from 1989/03/09 at 13.00 to 1989/03/17 at 18.00
    Gap from 1989/04/01 at 04.00 to 1989/04/06 at 19.00
    Gap from 1989/07/01 at 15.00 to 1989/07/02 at 13.00
    Gap from 1989/07/16 at 01.00 to 1989/07/16 at 13.00
    Gap from 1989/07/17 at 05.00 to 1989/07/17 at 13.00
    Gap from 1989/08/01 at 04.00 to 1989/08/01 at 13.00
    Gap from 1989/08/19 at 22.00 to 1989/08/25 at 13.00
    Gap from 1989/10/26 at 01.00 to 1989/10/26 at 18.00
1990 98 71,332-335,355-365
    Gap from 1990/01/02 at 04.00 to 1990/01/02 at 13.00
    Gap from 1990/01/27 at 15.00 to 1990/03/01 at 11.00
    Gap from 1990/03/16 at 06.00 to 1990/03/16 at 13.00
    Gap from 1990/12/18 at 17.00 to 1990/12/21 at 15.00
1991 98 19,331-334
    Gap from 1991/04/20 at 14.00 to 1991/04/21 at 13.00
    Gap from 1991/04/28 at 17.00 to 1991/04/28 at 23.00
    Gap from 1991/04/29 at 18.00 to 1991/04/30 at 00.00
    Gap from 1991/08/01 at 04.00 to 1991/08/02 at 13.00
    Gap from 1991/09/18 at 22.00 to 1991/09/19 at 13.00
    Gap from 1991/10/05 at 17.00 to 1991/10/06 at 13.00
    Gap from 1991/11/18 at 23.00 to 1991/11/19 at 13.00
    Gap from 1991/11/26 at 19.00 to 1991/11/27 at 13.00
1992 87 344-359
    Gap from 1992/01/01 at 00.00 to 1992/02/14 at 23.00
    Gap from 1992/03/07 at 06.00 to 1992/03/08 at 13.00
1993 96 123,257-263,288-318,334-342
    Gap from 1993/06/01 at 14.00 to 1993/06/03 at 15.00
    Gap from 1993/06/12 at 09.00 to 1993/06/14 at 21.00
    Gap from 1993/07/13 at 14.00 to 1993/07/14 at 16.00
    Gap from 1993/11/21 at 13.00 to 1993/11/22 at 13.00
    Gap from 1993/12/21 at 06.00 to 1993/12/29 at 11.00
1994 99 85-89,145-151,174-181,204-210,250-253,304-334
    Gap from 1994/01/02 at 16.00 to 1994/01/03 at 17.00
    Gap from 1994/04/11 at 07.00 to 1994/04/13 at 04.00
    Gap from 1994/11/30 at 10.00 to 1994/12/01 at 17.00
    Gap from 1994/12/31 at 17.00 to 1994/12/31 at 23.00
1995 79 001-008,190-192
    Gap from 1995/03/02 at 05.00 to 1995/03/03 at 12.00
    Gap from 1995/05/01 at 04.00 to 1995/07/01 at 04.00
    Gap from 1995/07/11 at 07.00 to 1995/07/17 at 10.00
    Gap from 1995/08/07 at 22.00 to 1995/08/11 at 13.00
    Gap from 1995/10/27 at 10.00 to 1995/10/29 at 10.00
    Gap from 1995/12/01 at 03.00 to 1995/12/03 at 13.00
    Gap from 1995/12/31 at 15.00 to 1995/12/31 at 23.00
1996 75 181-189,359-364
    Gap from 1996/01/01 at 00.00 to 1996/04/02 at 23.00
1997 99 153-182,306-335
    Gap from 1997/08/08 at 22.00 to 1997/08/11 at 13.00
1998 90 None
    Gap from 1998/02/01 at 04.00 to 1998/03/01 at 13.00
    Gap from 1998/05/15 at 18.00 to 1998/05/22 at 13.00