Tsunami Warning for California Coast

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California, San Francisco

Tsunami Warning

Statement as of 2:30 AM PST on March 11, 2011

Expires 7:00 AM EST on March 11, 2011

 … The Tsunami Warning continues in effect for 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

Here’s a map of the areas affected.


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