as739x
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Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:02 pm

A +7.0 earthquake about 190 miles off the Northern Cailfornia coast has caused a Tsunami Warning from Mexico to Vancouver. Estimated time to the SF Bay Area would be 2120 local ( now 2100 ). Effected airports I could think of would be Arcata, Eureka, San Francisco, Oakland, and Vancouver. All airports at sea level on the coast. Hope all is well.

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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:07 pm

Bo airports effected as of yet...this is a really interesting event...what does an airport do in this case? Not enough time to get the planes or people out and to a safe area. NOTE: NO TSUNAMI REPORTED AT THIS TIME!
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:14 pm

Hawaii is also under a tsunami warning, but they are stressing that no significant action is expected. I haven't seen anything about the airports being on watch, but then geography tends to favor most of the islands' major airports (perpendicular to wave direction).

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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:14 pm

Great. I'm going to be stranded here in Nor Cal because SAN will be under water.  boggled 
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:19 pm

Just got word from KING 5 news here in Seattle that the tsunami warning has been cancelled. Although they did mention there is a possible for smaller local tsunami activity, nothing like the one in Southeast Asia. So looks like us people on the West Coast can sleep easy tonight.
 
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:19 pm

there is another thread going on in non-aviation section...
7.0 Earthquake Rocks N. California (by Rsmith6621a Jun 15 2005 in Non Aviation)
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monteycarlos
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:19 pm

I'm not debating the validity of this thread - but can't you guys discuss it in the one thats been open in non-av for the last hour or two?
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:21 pm

The Tsunami Warning has just been canceled...phew!
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as739x
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:28 pm

K Montey...all is well. You can have the thread deleted if you'd like....

Montey:By the way, how often do you check the non-av forum? I never do! So if something is related to aviation, like the chance of SFO's red-eyes being in water up to the wings, I think it aviation related and should be in a forum actually being looked at!

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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 1:54 pm

Quoting AS739X (Reply 8):
K Montey...all is well. You can have the thread deleted if you'd like....

No not at all - I didn't suggest it be deleted but I think having two threads on the same topic is annoying.

Quoting AS739X (Reply 8):
By the way, how often do you check the non-av forum? I never do! So if something is related to aviation, like the chance of SFO's red-eyes being in water up to the wings, I think it aviation related and should be in a forum actually being looked at!

I always check non-av. However, from other peoples posts in this thread it really had little to do with aviation.

All the same its a good thing you won't be getting any Tsunami's up your way today.  Wink
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 2:38 pm

Were there any diversions or a/c put into a holding patterns during the event?
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 2:49 pm

It is worthy to note that the earthquake could be felt as far Stockton, California, which is ~50-60 miles east of San Francisco.
 
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 3:12 pm

Quoting Monteycarlos (Reply 9):
No not at all - I didn't suggest it be deleted but I think having two threads on the same topic is annoying.

Trust me, not any more annoying than your discussions on those lengthy and truly pointless A vs B debates, sorry to say  Silly

On the other hand this is an extremely interesting event, a little closer to the coast and it could have been very serious.
 
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 4:05 pm

Quoting FLAIRPORT (Reply 7):
The Tsunami Warning has just been canceled

But a Tsunami Delay Program is sure to follow for all tiers!  Smile
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RE: Tsunami Warning For US West Coast

Wed Jun 15, 2005 6:38 pm

Quoting MIAMIx707 (Reply 12):
not any more annoying than your discussions on those lengthy and truly pointless A vs B debates

I've never started a discussion on A v. B

Quoting MIAMIx707 (Reply 12):
On the other hand this is an extremely interesting event, a little closer to the coast and it could have been very serious.

I'm not disputing that its interesting or not - simply pointing out that:

A) Its got little to do with civil aviation

B) Its already being discussed elsewhere

I've seen threads moved to non-av that have had greater relevance to aviation than this and they weren't double topics.
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