Orange County Beaches Reopened After Tsunami Advisory Saturday January 15 2022

Dana Point Harbor Courtesy of
Dana Point Harbor Courtesy of

Orange County Beaches and Harbors all reopened after Tsunami Advisory on Saturday January 15 2022

Orange County Sheriff Department announced the reopening of Orange County Beaches and Harbors after an all day closure due to Tsunami Advisory.
The Announcement was made via OC Sheriff Twitter Page at 9:00pm.
OC Sheriff’s Department reminds the community, “Although no significant coastal flooding occurred there is a high likelihood of strong currents and waves dangerous to persons in or near the water.
These strong currents may be hazardous to swimmers, boaters and coastal structures and may continue for several hours.
Residents are encouraged to exercise caution when in the water.”

UPDATE: 7:25pm Saturday January 15 2022 From NWS San Diego

The #TsunamiAdvisory for the Orange County Coast has been canceled.
Some minor fluctuations above/below normal tide levels are possible over the next few hours.

Tsunami Saturday January 15 2022 Background

A underwater Volcano in Tonga erupted on Saturday January 15 2022.
The volcanic eruption created a Tsunami Advisory in the West Coast of the United States and Japan.
Southern California Tsunami Advisory was in effect in the early morning thru mid evening on Saturday January 15 2022.
Orange County Sheriffs announced the closure of Orange County Beaches and Harbors early in the morning.
No evacuations were ordered.

Tsunami Saturday January 15 2022 Coastal Observations
Tsunami Coastal Observations Saturday January 15 2022 Courtesy of NWS

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