Friday, March 11, 2011

Tsunami Message No. 13 - 9:47 AM

Posted By on Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 10:01 AM

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 13 from the National Weather Service: 

NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK

- 9:47 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011

...THE TSUNAMI WARNING CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...

MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY

 LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL

 ------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------

 ARENA COVE  CA  - 05.3FT/01.62M

 CRESCENT CITY -  08.1FT/02.47M

 MONTEREY HARBOR  CA - 02.4FT/00.72M

 SAN FRANCISCO - 02.0FT/00.61M

 NORTH SPIT  CA   - 03.1FT/00.95M

 

RECOMMENDED ACTIONS

 A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED WHICH IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE WARNING AND/OR ADVISORY REGIONS LISTED IN THE HEADLINE.

 PERSONS IN LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM THEIR LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS. EVACUATIONS ARE ONLY ORDERED BY EMERGENCY RESPONSE AGENCIES.

 - PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO HIGHER GROUND.

 - PERSONS IN TSUNAMI ADVISORY COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE OUT OF THE WATER... OFF THE BEACH AND OUT OF HARBORS AND MARINAS.

 TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK TWO TO THREE HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL ALONG THE NORTH AMERICAN COAST.

 TABULATED TSUNAMI FORECASTS AND OBSERVATIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE WEB SITE WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV.

 

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