Live Breaking News!!: California: Tsunami Advisory!!

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Live Breaking News!!: California: Tsunami Advisory!!

At 6:43pm PT on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015, the National Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Advisory at for the coastline of California.

The Tsunami Advisory is from San Onofre State Beach in San Clemente, California to Ragged Point, California.

The Tsunami Advisory includes coastline beaches and harbors in Orange County, California; Los Angeles County, California; Ventura County, California; Santa Barbara County, California, and San Luis Obispo County, California.

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According to the National Tsunami Warning Center, waves should reach the California coastline in the morning of Thursday, September 17th, 2015.

– Newport Beach, California at 4:46am PT at less then 1 feet.

– Los Angeles Harbor at 4:47am PT at less then 1 feet.

– Santa Barbara, California at 5:06am PT at less then 1 feet.

– Port San Luis, California at 5:10am PT at less then 1 feet.

The National Tsunami Warning Center is asking the public to stay out of the ocean, off the beaches, stay away from harbors and marinas, and do not climb on jetties or piers near the waters edge.

According to the National Tsunami Warning Center, the Tsunami Advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

** Source: National Tsunami Warning Center: **

http://ntwc.arh.noaa.gov/events/PAAQ/2015/09/16/nuskyv/4/WEAK51/WEAK51.txt

** Closures: **

– For San Diego County, California:

Waves are forecast to be from 4 to 8 inches, which was not enough to place the county under the Tsunami Advisory.

– For Orange County, California:

According to the Orange County Emergency Operations Center (E.O.C.), all Orange County beaches, piers, and harbors will be closed at 4:00am PT and Dana Point Harbor closed at 2:00am PT on Thursday, September 17th, 2015, but no evacuation orders have been issued.

The Tsunami Advisory has prompted the Orange County Sheriff’s Department to shut down all beaches, marinas, and harbors as a precaution.

– For Los Angeles County, California:

At this moment, no closures were ordered, but authorities urged residents to use caution.

Office of Emergency Management Officials in Los Angeles County, California say that they were monitoring the situation in coordination with California State Emergency Officials.

– For Ventura County, California:

At this moment, no closures were ordered, but authorities urged residents to use caution.

– For San Luis Obispo County, California:

All beaches on Vandenberg Air Force Base, California’s coastline are closed until further notice.

Vandenberg Air Force Base Personnel were advised to avoid near by beaches and shorelines in the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California area.

The beaches affected in the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California area includes Surf, Minuteman, Wall, and Brown Beach near Point Sal State Beach.

 

** Pictures from the National Weather Service and the National Tsunami Warning Center: **

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