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TSUNAMI WARNING - Mag 7.7 090Mi NW Dixon Entrance, Alaska

NO LONGER IN EFFECT
LINK TO GOTO NOW FOR ADITTIONAL INFO> http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/

ALSO REFER TO GOOGLE.org PUBLIC ALERTS http://www.google.org/publicalerts/?hl=en&gl=US#q&v=78.307292,-128.338785,46.717643,176.641684&z=4

WEAK51 PAAQ 051017
TSUAK1

BULLETIN
PUBLIC TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 3
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
117 AM AKST SAT JAN 5 2013

THE MAGNITUDE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO 7.5 AND A SMALL TSUNAMI
HAS BEEN OBSERVED AT PORT ALEXANDER, ALASKA.

...THE TSUNAMI WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT... http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/events/PAAQ/2013/01/05/mg5a94/3/WEAK51/WEAK51.txt


ETA's
 * BRITISH COLUMBIA
LANGARA          0129  PST JAN  5                           
TOFINO           0314  PST JAN  5                           

 * ALASKA
SITKA            0045 AKST JAN  5                           
ELFIN COVE       0056 AKST JAN  5                           
CRAIG            0113 AKST JAN  5                           
YAKUTAT          0145 AKST JAN  5                           
SEWARD           0224 AKST JAN  5                           
VALDEZ           0238 AKST JAN  5                           
CORDOVA          0247 AKST JAN  5                           
HOMER            0338 AKST JAN  5 









http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov

WEAK51 PAAQ 051017
TSUAK1

BULLETIN
PUBLIC TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 3
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
117 AM AKST SAT JAN 5 2013

THE MAGNITUDE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO 7.5 AND A SMALL TSUNAMI
HAS BEEN OBSERVED AT PORT ALEXANDER, ALASKA.

...THE TSUNAMI WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...


WARNINGS/ADVISORIES/WATCHES - UPDATED
-------------------------------------
TSUNAMI WARNING IN EFFECT FOR...

 * THE COASTAL AREAS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
   NORTH TIP OF VANCOUVER ISLAND BRITISH COLUMBIA TO CAPE
   FAIRWEATHER ALASKA/LOCATED 80 MILES SE OF YAKUTAT/


CANCELLATIONS
-------------
 * THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS CANCELED FOR THE COASTAL AREAS OF
   BRITISH COLUMBIA FROM THE WASHINGTON-BRITISH COLUMBIA
   BORDER TO THE NORTH TIP OF VANCOUVER ISLAND BRITISH
   COLUMBIA

 * THE TSUNAMI WARNING IS CANCELED FOR THE COASTAL AREAS OF
   ALASKA FROM CAPE FAIRWEATHER ALASKA/LOCATED 80 MILES SE OF
   YAKUTAT/ TO CAPE SUCKLING ALASKA/LOCATED 75 MILES SE OF
   CORDOVA/

 * THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS CANCELED FOR THE COASTAL AREAS OF
   ALASKA FROM CAPE SUCKLING ALASKA/LOCATED 75 MILES SE OF
   CORDOVA/ TO KENNEDY ENTRANCE ALASKA/LOCATED 40 MILES SW OF
   HOMER/


IMPACTS FOR TSUNAMI WARNING AREAS
---------------------------------
 * A TSUNAMI WITH SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD INUNDATION OF LAND IS
   EXPECTED.

 * WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS COASTAL FLOODING ACCOMPANIED BY POWERFUL
   CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE AND MAY CONTINUE FOR MANY HOURS AFTER
   TSUNAMI ARRIVAL.

 * THE FIRST WAVE MAY NOT BE THE LARGEST.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS - UPDATED
-----------------------------
 * IF YOU ARE IN A WARNING AREA - MOVE INLAND TO HIGHER GROUND.

 * BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS.

 * DO NOT GO TO THE COAST TO OBSERVE THE TSUNAMI.

 * DO NOT RETURN TO THE COAST UNTIL LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS
   INDICATE IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.


FORECASTS AND/OR OBSERVATIONS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY
-------------------------------------------------
                 FORECAST         FORECAST  FORECAST       OBSERVED
                 START OF         TSUNAMI   MAX TSUNAMI    TSUNAMI
SITE             OF TSUNAMI       DURATION  HEIGHT         HEIGHT
----             ----------       --------  -------------  -------

 * BRITISH COLUMBIA
LANGARA          0129  PST JAN  5                           

 * ALASKA
SITKA            0043 AKST JAN  5                           
ELFIN COVE       0055 AKST JAN  5                           
CRAIG            0115 AKST JAN  5                           

FORECAST MAX TSUNAMI HEIGHT IS THE HIGHEST EXPECTED WATER LEVEL
ABOVE THE TIDE.

FORECAST TSUNAMI DURATION IS THE APPROXIMATE LENGTH OF TIME WHICH
THE TSUNAMI MAY PRODUCE DANGEROUS CURRENTS AND WAVE ACTIVITY.

OBSERVED TSUNAMI HEIGHT IS THE HIGHEST WATER LEVEL ABOVE THE
TIDE LEVEL AT THE TIME OF MEASUREMENT.


ADDITIONAL OBSERVATIONS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY - UPDATED
-----------------------------------------------------
                                  TIME             OBSERVED MAX
 SITE                         OF MEASUREMENT       TSUNAMI HEIGHT
 ---------------------------- ---------------      --------------
 PORT ALEXANDER  AK           1007 UTC  01-05        00.5FT

 HEIGHT - OBSERVED MAX TSUNAMI HEIGHT IS THE WATER LEVEL ABOVE THE
          TIDE LEVEL AT THE TIME OF MEASUREMENT.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------
 * MAGNITUDE      7.5
 * ORIGIN TIME    2358 AKST JAN 04 2013
                  0058  PST JAN 05 2013
                  0858  UTC JAN 05 2013
 * COORDINATES    55.3 NORTH 134.9 WEST
 * DEPTH          3 MILES
 * LOCATION       95 MILES NW OF DIXON ENTRANCE ALASKA
                  210 MILES S OF JUNEAU ALASKA


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
--------------------------------------
 * THIS MESSAGE WILL BE UPDATED IN 45 MINUTES.

 * REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE
   INFORMATION.

 * PACIFIC COASTAL RESIDENTS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA... OREGON...
   WASHINGTON... BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE
   PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS
   EVENT AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

$$