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Tsunami WaRNING

Post by ConnieD » Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:15 am

Japan has 8.9 Earthquake and Tsunami

Oregon coast residents urged to evacuate.

Pacific Coast Locations affected and Updates here: http://www.digitaltrends.com/internatio ... its-japan/

estimated times tsunami arrives http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/2011/03/11/l ... pd9-01.txt

information about evacuation http://www.newsregister.com/article?art ... -267--news

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Post by ConnieD » Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:16 pm

The tsunami is not just one wave.

It is a series of waves, impossible to really know much in advance which wave is the biggest.

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Post by realityguy » Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:56 pm

They also said Lake Missoula will be experiencing extreme high tides also,Connie..You got a high tree you can climb? :o
If not,inflate your rubber raft,load all the animals by twos, and will see you in a few thousand years as you float to the coast. ;)
If I had more time,I'd grab my board and head for Port Orford...
The tsunami is not just one wave.

It is a series of waves, impossible to really know much in advance which wave is the biggest.
From past surfing experience..the biggest wave is always the last one that you didn't quite paddle far enough out to...That sucks you back "over the falls".. :roll:

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Post by ConnieD » Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:59 pm

and I was worried about you!

Actually, my family is on the Oregon Coast, frequently visiting Seaside, Oregon.

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Post by realityguy » Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:02 pm

Don't worry about me,Connie..I've got a family of boats laying about..and my SOS suspenders.. :lol:
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Post by ConnieD » Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:03 pm

In 1964, in Washington State I had friends from college, who reported going out to the beach to "see" the tsunami.

They said, it was like storm waves, then, the ocean receeded. It was wierd. It was very silent. Then, there was roaring like a giant freight train. Then, they saw the wall of water.

They were up on a small bluff. Nevertheless, they ran and got inside some big exposed roots of trees you may see on the Pacific NorthWest coast. They got in, wrapping their arms and legs around the really big tree roots.

They held their breath. They survived.

The other idiots who went to the beach to "see" the tsunami, did not live.

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Post by realityguy » Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:16 pm

The biggest waves I've seen and experienced(laid me flat along with 30-40+ other people up the beach near the parking lot of Waimea Bay) was in the winter of 1970(?) along the North shore of Oahu,waves of about 30-40'.
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Post by ConnieD » Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:49 pm

Photos from Japan

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/wor ... rom=sec385

+137 aftershocks, so far, ranging from 5.8 to 7.1

I looked at a cell phone video showing the 8.9 earthquake in Japan lasting almost 2 minutes.

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Post by zelph » Fri Mar 11, 2011 5:28 pm

My father and I were fishing here the evening befor the "tidal wave" occured. We were fishing off a pier called the "horseshoe" named after it's shape ;) The water starter to rise slowly and many flying insects were dislodged form the side walls of the pier and became a huge neusance so my father became concerned and decided to pack up and leave.

Some strange things happened under Lake Michigan to cause this disaster. We lucked out, made it home safe and sound.


http://www.kacm.com/Tidalwave.htm

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Re: Tsunami WaRNING

Post by sudden » Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:24 pm

Don't know if you are aware of this software.
It runs a (almost) live feed of earthquakes around the world.
You can set it to show the depth of the quake too (shallow is bad).
It's free for the basic version
http://www.wolton.net/quake.html
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