9/16/15: Tsunami Advisory Issued for Southern California

By | 2015-09-16
The National Weather Service has issued a tsunami advisory for coastal areas from San Clemente to San Luis Obispo. San Diego is NOT among the areas expected to be affected.

"837 PM PDT WED SEP 16 2015

...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM SAN ONOFRE STATE BEACH CALIFORNIA
/WHICH IS LOCATED 45 MILES SE OF L.A./ TO RAGGED POINT
   CALIFORNIA /WHICH IS LOCATED 50 MILES NW OF SAN LUIS
   OBISPO/...

"IF YOU ARE LOCATED IN THIS COASTAL AREA... MOVE 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 THE WATER IS EXPECTED OR IS ALREADY OCCURRING. AREAS IN THE ADVISORY SHOULD NOT EXPECT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION. TSUNAMIS ARE A SERIES OF WAVES DANGEROUS MANY HOURS AFTER INITIAL ARRIVAL TIME. THE FIRST WAVE MAY NOT BE THE LARGEST."

The latest updates can be found at tsunami.gov or weather.gov.