Tsunami Currently Happening in Port Alberni

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  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    21.4° C
    -0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.54 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SSW 17.4 km/h
    gusting 30.6 km/h
    Humidity
    53 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    21.4° C
    Heat Index
    21.4° C
    Dewpoint
    11.5° C
    UV
    3.8
    Solar
    796 W/m2
    Last Updated: 16:25:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    04:43
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (79% full)
    Civil Set
    21:49
    Day Length
    13:16:04
    Day High
    22.1° C @ 15:02 Tdy.
    Day Low
    12.2° C @ 06:10 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.71 kPa @ 10:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.18 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    12.2° C @ 06:10 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    22.1° C @ 15:02 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 23.0km/h @ 16:15 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    990W/m2 @ 13:55 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    6.9 @ 13:08 Tdy.

UPDATE: Tsunami Advisory continued

Subject: Tsunami Warning and Advisory #15 issued 03/11/2011 at 11:45AM PST

The advisory and warning regions have not changed. Tsunami observations are updated below.

The Tsunami Warning continues in effect for the coastal areas of California and Oregon from Point Concepcion, California to the Oregon-Washington border.

The Tsunami Advisory continues in effect for the coastal areas of California from the California-Mexico border to Point Concepcion, California.

The Tsunami Advisory continues in effect for the coastal areas of Washington, British Columbia and Alaska from the Oregon-Washington border to Attu, Alaska.

UPDATE: Harbour Quay webcam is updating live now. If you want to see the Tsunami, go to the webcam, not to the Harbour!

A small Tsunami is currently underway in Port Alberni.

Multiple eyewitnesses are reporting seeing unusual water movement near Catalyst paper mill, the flats there and the current in the Somass River reversing one way then the other.

A Tsunami Advisory remains.

NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1046 AM PST FRI MAR 11 2011…THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL
AREAS OF WASHINGTON – BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA FROM THE
OREGON-WASHINGTON BORDER TO ATTU ALASKA…

It looks like there is not going to be a flooding Tsunami. However, the current activity could get worse and it will last for next few hours.

A Tsunami is not one wave, it is a series of waves. This is what we are seeing now.

Stay away from the harbour or river. Currents and streams will be unpredictable.

2 Replies to “Tsunami Currently Happening in Port Alberni”

  1. I was just looking at Big Wave Dave cam…..last 10 images and that BC ferry docked down there was moving quite a bit…..

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