TSUNAMI California and OregonWarning Cancelled, Alerts havebeen Downgraded to an Advisory
To:U.S. West Coast, Alaska, and British Columbia coastal regionsFrom: NOAA/NWS/West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning CenterSubject: Tsunami Advisory#18 issued 03/11/2011 at 2:57PM PST
Thewarning forCalifornia and Oregon have been downgraded to anadvisory.
Tsunami Advisorycontinues in effect for the coastal areas of California from theCalifornia-Mexico border to Point Concepcion, California.
Tsunami Advisoryis expanded to include the coastal areas of California and Oregonfrom Point Concepcion, California to the Oregon-Washington border.
Tsunami Advisorycontinues in effect for the coastal areas of Washington, BritishColumbia and Alaska from the Oregon-Washington border to Attu, Alaska.
means that a tsunami capable of producing strong currents or wavesdangerous to persons in or very near the water is expected. Signiﬁcant, widespread inundation isnot expected forareas under an advisory. Currents may be hazardous to swimmers, boats, andcoastal structures and may continue for several hours after the initial wave arrival.At 9:46 PM Paciﬁc Standard Time on March 10, anearthquakewith preliminary magnitude 8.9occurred near the east coast of Honshu, Japan .(Refer to theUnited States Geological Surveyfor
ofﬁcial earthquake parameters.) This earthquake
generated a tsunami which could causedamage to coastal regions in a warning or advisory. Estimatedtsunami arrival timesandmaps
along withsafety rulesandother informationcan be found on theWCATWCweb site.
Measurements or reports of tsunami activity:
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