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  • Tsunami Advisory for Santa Barbara County Central Coast County, California
  • Tsunami Advisory issued September 17 at 11:40AM PDT until further notice by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 11:40 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 1:10 p.m.
  • ...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.
    AT 355 PM PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME ON SEPTEMBER 16 AN EARTHQUAKE WITH
    PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE 8.3 OCCURRED
    OFF THE COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE.
    THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
    REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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