March 2, 2021

Tsunami Currently Happening in Port Alberni

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 thoughts on “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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