Orange County Tsunami Advisory Closes All Beaches and Harbors Saturday January 15 2022.
#OcTsunamiAdvisory The Tsunami Advisory has been lifted for OC.
Beaches, harbors and piers have reopened.
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.
Thank you to the community for your patience during this event.
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.
Advisory: Orange/San Diego Line California (45 miles SE of L.A.)
UPDATE: 2:38pm Saturday January 15 2022: OC Sheriff On Twitter
#OcTsunamiAdvisory from the National Tsunami Warning Center is in effect until further notice.
OC is not seeing significant impacts and no reports of damage. OC beaches, harbors and piers remain closed, recommended avoid maritime activities until the tsunami advisory is lifted.
UPDATE: 11:45am Saturday January 15 2022: OC Sheriff On Twitter
#OCTsunamiAdvisory remains in effect with water levels observed approx. one foot above normal along SoCal coast.
With the possibility of strong currents, swimmers and surfers are reminded to stay out of the water.
Beaches, harbors and piers remain closed in OC.
OC Emergency Ops Center is coordinating with coastal jurisdictions- no damage or major impacts reported.
We are communicating with @NWS and will look to the National Tsunami Warning Center for the lifting of the Tsunami Advisory if no additional impacts are seen in Orange County.
UPDATE: 10:00am National Weather Service San Diego Facebook Page
Tsunami waves have started to arrive and will continue through this afternoon. Please stay away from any beaches or harbors!
The National Weather Service is reporting that a volcanic eruption near Tonga in the South Pacific has generated at Tsunami.
Waves Estimated Arrival Time: 7:50am Saturday January 15 2022. Waves estimated through 8:30am.
A tsunami capable of producing strong currents hazardous to swimmers, boats, and coastal structures is expected.
A Tsunami Advisory means: a dangerous wave is on the way.
Strong and unusual currents are expected along the coast, and in bays, marinas, and harbors.
Move to high ground and away from the shore.
Community Members Alert OC was Issued at 7:28am on Saturday January 15 2022
Orange County Sheriff: Due to tsunami Advisory Orange County Beaches and Harbors Are Closed.
No Evacuations Being Ordered.
Laguna Beach Emergency Alert System was Issued at 7:27am on Saturday January 15 2022
The City of Laguna Beach is under a Tsunami Advisory.
All Beaches and Boardwalk are closed until Further notice.
The City of Dana Point Twitter Announcement at 7:52am
Tsunami Advisory – beaches and harbor closed as a precaution. Waves are expected at 1-2 feet, 8-8:30am.
A Tsunami Advisory has been issued by the National Tsunami Warning Center for the Orange County coast.
Although no significant coastal flooding is expected, some areas could experience dangerous currents and tidal surges.
Residents should exercise caution when accessing coastal areas and are encouraged to stay out of the water due to strong undercurrents.
This advisory is in effect until noon today (1/15/22).
Community Emergency Alert Sign Ups