Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for California Issued by the National Weather Service

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XMLList of Active Alerts by County

Catalina Island
special weather statement
tsunami advisory
Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore
tsunami warning
Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles
special weather statement
tsunami advisory
Mendocino Coast
special weather statement
tsunami warning
North Bay Interior Valleys
tsunami warning
North Bay Mountains
tsunami warning
Northern Monterey Bay
tsunami warning
Orange County Coastal Areas
tsunami advisory
Redwood Coast
special weather statement
tsunami warning
San Diego County Coastal Areas
tsunami advisory
San Francisco Bay Shoreline
tsunami warning
San Francisco
tsunami warning
San Fransisco Peninsula Coast
tsunami warning
San Luis Obispo County Central Coast
special weather statement
tsunami warning
Santa Barbara County Central Coast
special weather statement
tsunami warning
Santa Barbara County South Coast
special weather statement
tsunami advisory
Southern Monterey Bay, Big Sur Coast
tsunami warning
Ventura County Coast
special weather statement
tsunami advisory

Tsunami Warning

Redwood Coast (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Special Weather Statement

Redwood Coast (California)

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1258 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
CAZ001-002-111700-
REDWOOD COAST-MENDOCINO COAST-
1258 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR DEL NORTE...HUMBOLDT AND
MENDOCINO COUNTIES COASTAL AREAS...
EARTHQUAKE DATA...
PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE 8.9.
LOCATION 38.2 NORTH 142.5 EAST.
NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN.
TIME 2146 PST MAR 11 2001.
A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED AND HAS AFFECTED JAPAN. PERSONS AT THE COAST
SHOULD BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS.
ANYONE ON THE BEACHES SHOULD MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.
ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL OF POSSIBLE TSUNAMI AT
CRESCENT CITY...CA...723 PST MARCH 11.
ARRIVAL TIMES AT OTHER LOCATIONS WILL BE SIMILAR FOR DEL NORTE
...HUMBOLDT AND MENDOCINO COUNTIES.
TSUNAMIS MAY BE SEVERAL WAVES WHICH COULD BE DANGEROUS FOR SEVERAL
HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL. TSUNAMIS MAY AFFECT ISLANDS
AND BOATS SHOULD MOVE AWAY FROM ISLANDS.
THE TSUNAMI WARNING CENTERS HAVE BEGUN AN INVESTIGATION TO DETERMINE
THE LEVEL OF DANGER. MORE INFORMATION WILL BE ISSUED AS IT BECOMES
AVAILABLE.
BULLETINS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT
TO KEEP YOU INFORMED OF THE PROGRESS OF THIS EVENT. IF AVAILABLE...
REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE HTTP://TSUNAMI.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
DUE TO RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TSUNAMI WAVE ACTIVITY...
LISTENERS ARE URGED TO TUNE TO LOCAL EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST INFORMATION ISSUED BY LOCAL DISASTER PERPAREDNESS AUTHORITIES.
THEY WILL PROVIDE DETAILS ON THE EVACUATION OF LOW-LYING AREAS...IF
NECESSARY...AND WHEN IT IS SAFE TO RETURN AFTER THE TSUNAMI HAS
PASSED.
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

Mendocino Coast (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Special Weather Statement

Mendocino Coast (California)

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1258 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
CAZ001-002-111700-
REDWOOD COAST-MENDOCINO COAST-
1258 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR DEL NORTE...HUMBOLDT AND
MENDOCINO COUNTIES COASTAL AREAS...
EARTHQUAKE DATA...
PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE 8.9.
LOCATION 38.2 NORTH 142.5 EAST.
NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN.
TIME 2146 PST MAR 11 2001.
A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED AND HAS AFFECTED JAPAN. PERSONS AT THE COAST
SHOULD BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS.
ANYONE ON THE BEACHES SHOULD MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.
ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL OF POSSIBLE TSUNAMI AT
CRESCENT CITY...CA...723 PST MARCH 11.
ARRIVAL TIMES AT OTHER LOCATIONS WILL BE SIMILAR FOR DEL NORTE
...HUMBOLDT AND MENDOCINO COUNTIES.
TSUNAMIS MAY BE SEVERAL WAVES WHICH COULD BE DANGEROUS FOR SEVERAL
HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL. TSUNAMIS MAY AFFECT ISLANDS
AND BOATS SHOULD MOVE AWAY FROM ISLANDS.
THE TSUNAMI WARNING CENTERS HAVE BEGUN AN INVESTIGATION TO DETERMINE
THE LEVEL OF DANGER. MORE INFORMATION WILL BE ISSUED AS IT BECOMES
AVAILABLE.
BULLETINS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT
TO KEEP YOU INFORMED OF THE PROGRESS OF THIS EVENT. IF AVAILABLE...
REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE HTTP://TSUNAMI.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
DUE TO RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TSUNAMI WAVE ACTIVITY...
LISTENERS ARE URGED TO TUNE TO LOCAL EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST INFORMATION ISSUED BY LOCAL DISASTER PERPAREDNESS AUTHORITIES.
THEY WILL PROVIDE DETAILS ON THE EVACUATION OF LOW-LYING AREAS...IF
NECESSARY...AND WHEN IT IS SAFE TO RETURN AFTER THE TSUNAMI HAS
PASSED.
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

San Francisco (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

San Luis Obispo County Central Coast (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

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Special Weather Statement

San Luis Obispo County Central Coast (California)

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
CAZ034-035-039>041-087-111002-
CATALINA ISLAND-LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS
ANGELES-SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A  TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE IMMEDIATE COAST OF SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS...
A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED IN THE FAR WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN...BUT
AT THIS TIME IT NOT KNOWN HOW THIS WILL IMPACT THE CALIFORNIA COAST.
PERSONS IN LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO HIGHER
GROUND AND BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM THEIR LOCAL EMERGENCY
OFFICIALS. TSUNAMIS OFTEN ARRIVE AS A SERIES OF WAVES WHICH COULD BE
DANGEROUS FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
IF A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED...THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL WOULD BEGIN
WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF THE ESTIMATED ARRIVAL TIMES LISTED BELOW:
PORT SAN LUIS HARBOR...AT 809 AM PST.
SANTA BARBARA HARBOR...AT 817 AM PST.
SANTA MONICA HARBOR....AT 832 AM PST.
SAN PEDRO HARBOR.......AT 832 AM PST.
THE TSUNAMI WATCH IS A RESULT OF A LARGE EARTHQUAKE WITH A
PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 8.9 ON THE RICHTER SCALE THAT OCCURRED AT
945 PM PST. THE EARTHQUAKE LOCATION WAS NEAR HONSHU JAPAN.
THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WAS THAT
ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL EARLY...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A TSUNAMI 3
FEET OR LESS IN SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. IF BUOY DATA DOES
CONFIRM THAT A TSUNAMI IS LIKELY TO REACH THE BEACHES AND
HARBORS...THE WATCH WILL LIKELY BE UPGRADED TO A TSUNAMI ADVISORY IF
THE INUNDATION IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN LESS THAN 3 FEET. IF THE
TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EXPECTS A LARGER EVENT...THEN A TSUNAMI
WARNING WILL BE ISSUED.
FOR A TSUNAMI OF LESS THAN 3 FEET...THE GREATEST POTENTIAL DAMAGE
WOULD BE AT THE LOCAL HARBORS DUE TO STRONG CURRENTS GOING IN AND
OUT FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED TO ALERT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS
AND THE PUBLIC OF AN EVENT WHICH MAY LATER IMPACT THE WATCH AREA.
THE WATCH AREA MAY BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING OR ADVISORY...OR
CANCELLED BASED ON UPDATED INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS. THEREFORE...
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS AND THE PUBLIC SHOULD PREPARE TO TAKE
ACTION. WATCHES ARE NORMALLY ISSUED BASED ON SEISMIC INFORMATION
WITHOUT CONFIRMATION THAT A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI IS UNDERWAY.
THIS PRODUCT WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL NEWS SOURCE AND NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS.
$$
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE...
HTTP://WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV (ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS)
KAPLAN/RORKE/THOMPSON

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Tsunami Warning

Santa Barbara County Central Coast (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

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Special Weather Statement

Santa Barbara County Central Coast (California)

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
CAZ034-035-039>041-087-111002-
CATALINA ISLAND-LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS
ANGELES-SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A  TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE IMMEDIATE COAST OF SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS...
A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED IN THE FAR WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN...BUT
AT THIS TIME IT NOT KNOWN HOW THIS WILL IMPACT THE CALIFORNIA COAST.
PERSONS IN LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO HIGHER
GROUND AND BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM THEIR LOCAL EMERGENCY
OFFICIALS. TSUNAMIS OFTEN ARRIVE AS A SERIES OF WAVES WHICH COULD BE
DANGEROUS FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
IF A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED...THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL WOULD BEGIN
WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF THE ESTIMATED ARRIVAL TIMES LISTED BELOW:
PORT SAN LUIS HARBOR...AT 809 AM PST.
SANTA BARBARA HARBOR...AT 817 AM PST.
SANTA MONICA HARBOR....AT 832 AM PST.
SAN PEDRO HARBOR.......AT 832 AM PST.
THE TSUNAMI WATCH IS A RESULT OF A LARGE EARTHQUAKE WITH A
PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 8.9 ON THE RICHTER SCALE THAT OCCURRED AT
945 PM PST. THE EARTHQUAKE LOCATION WAS NEAR HONSHU JAPAN.
THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WAS THAT
ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL EARLY...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A TSUNAMI 3
FEET OR LESS IN SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. IF BUOY DATA DOES
CONFIRM THAT A TSUNAMI IS LIKELY TO REACH THE BEACHES AND
HARBORS...THE WATCH WILL LIKELY BE UPGRADED TO A TSUNAMI ADVISORY IF
THE INUNDATION IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN LESS THAN 3 FEET. IF THE
TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EXPECTS A LARGER EVENT...THEN A TSUNAMI
WARNING WILL BE ISSUED.
FOR A TSUNAMI OF LESS THAN 3 FEET...THE GREATEST POTENTIAL DAMAGE
WOULD BE AT THE LOCAL HARBORS DUE TO STRONG CURRENTS GOING IN AND
OUT FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED TO ALERT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS
AND THE PUBLIC OF AN EVENT WHICH MAY LATER IMPACT THE WATCH AREA.
THE WATCH AREA MAY BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING OR ADVISORY...OR
CANCELLED BASED ON UPDATED INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS. THEREFORE...
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS AND THE PUBLIC SHOULD PREPARE TO TAKE
ACTION. WATCHES ARE NORMALLY ISSUED BASED ON SEISMIC INFORMATION
WITHOUT CONFIRMATION THAT A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI IS UNDERWAY.
THIS PRODUCT WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL NEWS SOURCE AND NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS.
$$
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE...
HTTP://WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV (ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS)
KAPLAN/RORKE/THOMPSON

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Special Weather Statement

Santa Barbara County South Coast (California)

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
CAZ034-035-039>041-087-111002-
CATALINA ISLAND-LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS
ANGELES-SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A  TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE IMMEDIATE COAST OF SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS...
A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED IN THE FAR WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN...BUT
AT THIS TIME IT NOT KNOWN HOW THIS WILL IMPACT THE CALIFORNIA COAST.
PERSONS IN LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO HIGHER
GROUND AND BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM THEIR LOCAL EMERGENCY
OFFICIALS. TSUNAMIS OFTEN ARRIVE AS A SERIES OF WAVES WHICH COULD BE
DANGEROUS FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
IF A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED...THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL WOULD BEGIN
WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF THE ESTIMATED ARRIVAL TIMES LISTED BELOW:
PORT SAN LUIS HARBOR...AT 809 AM PST.
SANTA BARBARA HARBOR...AT 817 AM PST.
SANTA MONICA HARBOR....AT 832 AM PST.
SAN PEDRO HARBOR.......AT 832 AM PST.
THE TSUNAMI WATCH IS A RESULT OF A LARGE EARTHQUAKE WITH A
PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 8.9 ON THE RICHTER SCALE THAT OCCURRED AT
945 PM PST. THE EARTHQUAKE LOCATION WAS NEAR HONSHU JAPAN.
THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WAS THAT
ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL EARLY...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A TSUNAMI 3
FEET OR LESS IN SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. IF BUOY DATA DOES
CONFIRM THAT A TSUNAMI IS LIKELY TO REACH THE BEACHES AND
HARBORS...THE WATCH WILL LIKELY BE UPGRADED TO A TSUNAMI ADVISORY IF
THE INUNDATION IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN LESS THAN 3 FEET. IF THE
TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EXPECTS A LARGER EVENT...THEN A TSUNAMI
WARNING WILL BE ISSUED.
FOR A TSUNAMI OF LESS THAN 3 FEET...THE GREATEST POTENTIAL DAMAGE
WOULD BE AT THE LOCAL HARBORS DUE TO STRONG CURRENTS GOING IN AND
OUT FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED TO ALERT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS
AND THE PUBLIC OF AN EVENT WHICH MAY LATER IMPACT THE WATCH AREA.
THE WATCH AREA MAY BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING OR ADVISORY...OR
CANCELLED BASED ON UPDATED INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS. THEREFORE...
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS AND THE PUBLIC SHOULD PREPARE TO TAKE
ACTION. WATCHES ARE NORMALLY ISSUED BASED ON SEISMIC INFORMATION
WITHOUT CONFIRMATION THAT A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI IS UNDERWAY.
THIS PRODUCT WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL NEWS SOURCE AND NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS.
$$
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE...
HTTP://WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV (ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS)
KAPLAN/RORKE/THOMPSON

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Tsunami Advisory

Santa Barbara County South Coast (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
CAZ042-043-040-041-087-039-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.EXA.PAAQ.TS.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO
BORDER TO POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI ADVISORY COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE OUT OF
THE WATER... OFF THE BEACH AND OUT OF HARBORS AND MARINAS.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR
WATER IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS IN AN ADVISORY. TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE ADVISORY ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
SANTA BARBARA-CA 0817  PST MAR 11  LA JOLLA-CA      0841  PST MAR 11
SAN PEDRO-CA     0832  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

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Special Weather Statement

Ventura County Coast (California)

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
CAZ034-035-039>041-087-111002-
CATALINA ISLAND-LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS
ANGELES-SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A  TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE IMMEDIATE COAST OF SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS...
A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED IN THE FAR WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN...BUT
AT THIS TIME IT NOT KNOWN HOW THIS WILL IMPACT THE CALIFORNIA COAST.
PERSONS IN LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO HIGHER
GROUND AND BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM THEIR LOCAL EMERGENCY
OFFICIALS. TSUNAMIS OFTEN ARRIVE AS A SERIES OF WAVES WHICH COULD BE
DANGEROUS FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
IF A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED...THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL WOULD BEGIN
WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF THE ESTIMATED ARRIVAL TIMES LISTED BELOW:
PORT SAN LUIS HARBOR...AT 809 AM PST.
SANTA BARBARA HARBOR...AT 817 AM PST.
SANTA MONICA HARBOR....AT 832 AM PST.
SAN PEDRO HARBOR.......AT 832 AM PST.
THE TSUNAMI WATCH IS A RESULT OF A LARGE EARTHQUAKE WITH A
PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 8.9 ON THE RICHTER SCALE THAT OCCURRED AT
945 PM PST. THE EARTHQUAKE LOCATION WAS NEAR HONSHU JAPAN.
THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WAS THAT
ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL EARLY...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A TSUNAMI 3
FEET OR LESS IN SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. IF BUOY DATA DOES
CONFIRM THAT A TSUNAMI IS LIKELY TO REACH THE BEACHES AND
HARBORS...THE WATCH WILL LIKELY BE UPGRADED TO A TSUNAMI ADVISORY IF
THE INUNDATION IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN LESS THAN 3 FEET. IF THE
TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EXPECTS A LARGER EVENT...THEN A TSUNAMI
WARNING WILL BE ISSUED.
FOR A TSUNAMI OF LESS THAN 3 FEET...THE GREATEST POTENTIAL DAMAGE
WOULD BE AT THE LOCAL HARBORS DUE TO STRONG CURRENTS GOING IN AND
OUT FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED TO ALERT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS
AND THE PUBLIC OF AN EVENT WHICH MAY LATER IMPACT THE WATCH AREA.
THE WATCH AREA MAY BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING OR ADVISORY...OR
CANCELLED BASED ON UPDATED INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS. THEREFORE...
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS AND THE PUBLIC SHOULD PREPARE TO TAKE
ACTION. WATCHES ARE NORMALLY ISSUED BASED ON SEISMIC INFORMATION
WITHOUT CONFIRMATION THAT A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI IS UNDERWAY.
THIS PRODUCT WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL NEWS SOURCE AND NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS.
$$
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE...
HTTP://WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV (ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS)
KAPLAN/RORKE/THOMPSON

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Advisory

Ventura County Coast (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
CAZ042-043-040-041-087-039-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.EXA.PAAQ.TS.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO
BORDER TO POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI ADVISORY COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE OUT OF
THE WATER... OFF THE BEACH AND OUT OF HARBORS AND MARINAS.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR
WATER IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS IN AN ADVISORY. TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE ADVISORY ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
SANTA BARBARA-CA 0817  PST MAR 11  LA JOLLA-CA      0841  PST MAR 11
SAN PEDRO-CA     0832  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Special Weather Statement

Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles (California)

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
CAZ034-035-039>041-087-111002-
CATALINA ISLAND-LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS
ANGELES-SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A  TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE IMMEDIATE COAST OF SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS...
A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED IN THE FAR WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN...BUT
AT THIS TIME IT NOT KNOWN HOW THIS WILL IMPACT THE CALIFORNIA COAST.
PERSONS IN LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO HIGHER
GROUND AND BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM THEIR LOCAL EMERGENCY
OFFICIALS. TSUNAMIS OFTEN ARRIVE AS A SERIES OF WAVES WHICH COULD BE
DANGEROUS FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
IF A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED...THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL WOULD BEGIN
WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF THE ESTIMATED ARRIVAL TIMES LISTED BELOW:
PORT SAN LUIS HARBOR...AT 809 AM PST.
SANTA BARBARA HARBOR...AT 817 AM PST.
SANTA MONICA HARBOR....AT 832 AM PST.
SAN PEDRO HARBOR.......AT 832 AM PST.
THE TSUNAMI WATCH IS A RESULT OF A LARGE EARTHQUAKE WITH A
PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 8.9 ON THE RICHTER SCALE THAT OCCURRED AT
945 PM PST. THE EARTHQUAKE LOCATION WAS NEAR HONSHU JAPAN.
THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WAS THAT
ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL EARLY...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A TSUNAMI 3
FEET OR LESS IN SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. IF BUOY DATA DOES
CONFIRM THAT A TSUNAMI IS LIKELY TO REACH THE BEACHES AND
HARBORS...THE WATCH WILL LIKELY BE UPGRADED TO A TSUNAMI ADVISORY IF
THE INUNDATION IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN LESS THAN 3 FEET. IF THE
TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EXPECTS A LARGER EVENT...THEN A TSUNAMI
WARNING WILL BE ISSUED.
FOR A TSUNAMI OF LESS THAN 3 FEET...THE GREATEST POTENTIAL DAMAGE
WOULD BE AT THE LOCAL HARBORS DUE TO STRONG CURRENTS GOING IN AND
OUT FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED TO ALERT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS
AND THE PUBLIC OF AN EVENT WHICH MAY LATER IMPACT THE WATCH AREA.
THE WATCH AREA MAY BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING OR ADVISORY...OR
CANCELLED BASED ON UPDATED INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS. THEREFORE...
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS AND THE PUBLIC SHOULD PREPARE TO TAKE
ACTION. WATCHES ARE NORMALLY ISSUED BASED ON SEISMIC INFORMATION
WITHOUT CONFIRMATION THAT A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI IS UNDERWAY.
THIS PRODUCT WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL NEWS SOURCE AND NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS.
$$
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE...
HTTP://WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV (ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS)
KAPLAN/RORKE/THOMPSON

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Advisory

Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
CAZ042-043-040-041-087-039-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.EXA.PAAQ.TS.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO
BORDER TO POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI ADVISORY COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE OUT OF
THE WATER... OFF THE BEACH AND OUT OF HARBORS AND MARINAS.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR
WATER IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS IN AN ADVISORY. TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE ADVISORY ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
SANTA BARBARA-CA 0817  PST MAR 11  LA JOLLA-CA      0841  PST MAR 11
SAN PEDRO-CA     0832  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Advisory

Orange County Coastal Areas (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
CAZ042-043-040-041-087-039-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.EXA.PAAQ.TS.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO
BORDER TO POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI ADVISORY COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE OUT OF
THE WATER... OFF THE BEACH AND OUT OF HARBORS AND MARINAS.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR
WATER IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS IN AN ADVISORY. TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE ADVISORY ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
SANTA BARBARA-CA 0817  PST MAR 11  LA JOLLA-CA      0841  PST MAR 11
SAN PEDRO-CA     0832  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Advisory

San Diego County Coastal Areas (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
CAZ042-043-040-041-087-039-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.EXA.PAAQ.TS.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO
BORDER TO POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI ADVISORY COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE OUT OF
THE WATER... OFF THE BEACH AND OUT OF HARBORS AND MARINAS.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR
WATER IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS IN AN ADVISORY. TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE ADVISORY ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
SANTA BARBARA-CA 0817  PST MAR 11  LA JOLLA-CA      0841  PST MAR 11
SAN PEDRO-CA     0832  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Special Weather Statement

Catalina Island (California)

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
CAZ034-035-039>041-087-111002-
CATALINA ISLAND-LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS
ANGELES-SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
CENTRAL COAST-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
1241 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A  TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE IMMEDIATE COAST OF SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS...
A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED IN THE FAR WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN...BUT
AT THIS TIME IT NOT KNOWN HOW THIS WILL IMPACT THE CALIFORNIA COAST.
PERSONS IN LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO HIGHER
GROUND AND BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM THEIR LOCAL EMERGENCY
OFFICIALS. TSUNAMIS OFTEN ARRIVE AS A SERIES OF WAVES WHICH COULD BE
DANGEROUS FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
IF A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED...THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL WOULD BEGIN
WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF THE ESTIMATED ARRIVAL TIMES LISTED BELOW:
PORT SAN LUIS HARBOR...AT 809 AM PST.
SANTA BARBARA HARBOR...AT 817 AM PST.
SANTA MONICA HARBOR....AT 832 AM PST.
SAN PEDRO HARBOR.......AT 832 AM PST.
THE TSUNAMI WATCH IS A RESULT OF A LARGE EARTHQUAKE WITH A
PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 8.9 ON THE RICHTER SCALE THAT OCCURRED AT
945 PM PST. THE EARTHQUAKE LOCATION WAS NEAR HONSHU JAPAN.
THE LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WAS THAT
ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL EARLY...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A TSUNAMI 3
FEET OR LESS IN SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. IF BUOY DATA DOES
CONFIRM THAT A TSUNAMI IS LIKELY TO REACH THE BEACHES AND
HARBORS...THE WATCH WILL LIKELY BE UPGRADED TO A TSUNAMI ADVISORY IF
THE INUNDATION IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN LESS THAN 3 FEET. IF THE
TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EXPECTS A LARGER EVENT...THEN A TSUNAMI
WARNING WILL BE ISSUED.
FOR A TSUNAMI OF LESS THAN 3 FEET...THE GREATEST POTENTIAL DAMAGE
WOULD BE AT THE LOCAL HARBORS DUE TO STRONG CURRENTS GOING IN AND
OUT FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED TO ALERT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS
AND THE PUBLIC OF AN EVENT WHICH MAY LATER IMPACT THE WATCH AREA.
THE WATCH AREA MAY BE UPGRADED TO A WARNING OR ADVISORY...OR
CANCELLED BASED ON UPDATED INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS. THEREFORE...
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS AND THE PUBLIC SHOULD PREPARE TO TAKE
ACTION. WATCHES ARE NORMALLY ISSUED BASED ON SEISMIC INFORMATION
WITHOUT CONFIRMATION THAT A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI IS UNDERWAY.
THIS PRODUCT WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL NEWS SOURCE AND NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS.
$$
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE...
HTTP://WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV (ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS)
KAPLAN/RORKE/THOMPSON

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Advisory

Catalina Island (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
CAZ042-043-040-041-087-039-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.EXA.PAAQ.TS.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO
BORDER TO POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI ADVISORY COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE OUT OF
THE WATER... OFF THE BEACH AND OUT OF HARBORS AND MARINAS.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR
WATER IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS IN AN ADVISORY. TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE ADVISORY ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
SANTA BARBARA-CA 0817  PST MAR 11  LA JOLLA-CA      0841  PST MAR 11
SAN PEDRO-CA     0832  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

North Bay Interior Valleys (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

North Bay Mountains (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

San Francisco Bay Shoreline (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

San Fransisco Peninsula Coast (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

Northern Monterey Bay (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
$$

Issuing Weather Forecast Office Homepage

Tsunami Warning

Southern Monterey Bay, Big Sur Coast (California)

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
THIS MESSAGE UPDATES THE ALERT STATUS TO WARNING AND ADVISORY.
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF ALASKA FROM AMCHITKA PASS ALASKA/125 MILES
W OF ADAK/ TO ATTU ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
POINT CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA...
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF ALASKA FROM CHIGNIK BAY ALASKA TO AMCHITKA PASS
ALASKA/125 MILES W OF ADAK/...
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.
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
TOSASHIMIZU  JAPAN        32.8N  132.9E  0747UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
TOKAI  JAPAN              33.8N  137.6E  0645UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
OFUNATO  JAPAN            39.0N  141.8E  0605UTC   10.8FT/03.29M
HANASAKI  JAPAN           43.3N  145.6E  0643UTC   09.3FT/02.82M
BOSO  JAPAN               34.8N  140.8E  0609UTC   02.6FT/00.78M
TIME - TIME OF MEASUREMENT
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ARE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
DEEP OCEAN SENSORS INDICATE A LARGE TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
TIME      - 2046 AKST MAR 10 2011
2146  PST MAR 10 2011
0546  UTC MAR 11 2011
LOCATION  - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
- NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
DEPTH     - 12 MILES/20 KM
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  WARNINGS INDICATE THAT
WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE
INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
TSUNAMI ADVISORIES MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG CURRENTS OR WAVES DANGEROUS TO PERSONS IN OR VERY NEAR THE
WATER IS EXPECTED.  SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR AREAS UNDER AN ADVISORY.  CURRENTS MAY BE
HAZARDOUS TO SWIMMERS... BOATS... AND COASTAL STRUCTURES AND MAY
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.
PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.
THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 60 MINUTES OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS. THE TSUNAMI MESSAGE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
PZZ530-CAZ034-035-529-530-006-505>509-002-001-ORZ021-022-002-
001-111014-
/O.CAN.PAAQ.TS.A.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAAQ.TS.W.0006.110311T0844Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN AND INCLUDING POINT CONCEPCION
CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER
1244 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011
...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT WHICH INCLUDES THE
COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON FROM POINT
CONCEPCION CALIFORNIA TO THE OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER...
PERSONS IN TSUNAMI WARNING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD MOVE INLAND TO
HIGHER GROUND.
TSUNAMI WARNINGS MEAN THAT A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
INUNDATION IS IMMINENT OR EXPECTED.  TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF
WAVES POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SEVERAL HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL
TIME. ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL FOR SELECTED
SITES IN THE WARNING ARE PROVIDED BELOW.
CHARLESTON-OR    0715  PST MAR 11  SEASIDE-OR       0724  PST MAR 11
CRESCENT CITY-CA 0723  PST MAR 11  SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808  PST MAR 11
FOR ARRIVAL TIMES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SEE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/alerts/ca.html#CAZ529.AAQTSUWCA.084400

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