Update 8:09 am: Varying conditions will cause the tsunami to vary in height between 24-40 inches in Venice at 831 AM PST … basically you won’t notice it.
Tsunami watch update 12:52am from weather.gov:
SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0808 PST MAR 11
SANTA BARBARA-CA 0817 PST MAR 11
SAN PEDRO-CA 0832 PST MAR 11
LA JOLLA-CA 0841 PST MAR 11
Update at 12:03 from Alex R.: noaa weather radio just turned on to say there is a tsunami watch… san fran 8:16am, santa barbara 8:24am, la jolla 8:46.
As of midnight, there has been no Tsunami Warning issued for California due to the 8.8 quake in Japan, but here is the map just so you are aware in the future about where to go in the event of a Tsunami in Venice. Basically, get east of Lincoln!
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Japan and those here that have family there!
Click here to read about tsunami preparedness in Venice!