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Old 11-03-2011, 07:57   #31
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Re: Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeast Japan

I think we can assume that other than Japan the rest of the pacific rim has been spared from a major Tsunami this time thank the Lord.
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Nothing to worry about here in San Diego. Maybe ~1 foot of surge coming in around 8:40am local time, and it's going to happen near low tide.

They downgraded it from a warning to advisory.
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Re: Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeast Japan

I'm in La Jolla, CA.

Tsunami warning has been issued and is expected to hit the west coast of the USA around 8:30am, although they are only predicting a 3 foot surge.

Prayers to those in Japan.
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Re: Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeast Japan

Our high tide was an hour ago. Since that time, the water dropped about 5 inches and just got stuck there.

Waiting....


Here's a link you might find useful for the West coast:

http://tidesonline.nos.noaa.gov/geographic.html
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Re: Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeast Japan

We just passed the time when the Tsunami was first supposed to hit. Nothing here. We're at low tide, so that was supposed to help.
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Re: Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeast Japan

Not much here in Ensenada...
Three or four boats left the harbor about 6-7 AM
Rebel Heart made me feel more comfortable.
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ed-nation.html

Was up all night watching this. So sad and so incredible. My heart goes out to the Japanese people.
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Re: Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeast Japan

If any of you west coasters are available for a short phone to describe the wave as it comes in, let me know at:

scott_neuman@hotmail.com

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Re: Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeast Japan

I'm watching footage from the santa cruz marina - what a mess.

This TV station is doing a good job with coverage NorthWest Cable News
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We just passed the time when the Tsunami was first supposed to hit. Nothing here. We're at low tide, so that was supposed to help.
I spoke too soon. We just had a huge surge go through. It was as if a river opened up in the middle of the harbor. A steel 100' classic yacht next to us heeled over so far that for a few moments it seemed in danger of capsize. Wild!

Now we're all waiting for the surge to reverse itself and head back out.

Saw on the TV that the same thing happened down in Santa Cruz. It appears that a few docks broke up, and the water swept away five or six boats, capsizing at least a few.
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Re: Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeast Japan

Some measurements fron the NOAA

http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/?region....11.173210&obs
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Live stream from Santa Cruz Marina

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We just had a huge surge go through. It was as if a river opened up in the middle of the harbor.
Would you be able to guestimate the water level difference in ft?
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Just watching footage from a chopper.... awesome... see people trying to run or drive away and dissappearing.... huge trawler riding inland on the wave...
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Just hoping Zee's okay... dnno if she in a vulnerable place.. and she's no engine to run with.. unless she's done nothing yet and takes a chance with the tube...
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