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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 2:36am HST

Tsunami Advisory

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Effective: Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 2:36am to 4:36am

Alert:
TO - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - TSUNAMI ADVISORY SUPPLEMENT A TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII. A VOLCANIC ERUPTION OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 0627 PM HST 14 JAN 2022 COORDINATES - 20.5 SOUTH 175.4 WEST LOCATION - TONGA MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI WAVE ACTIVITY GAUGE LOCATION TIME AMPL PER ------------------- ----- ------ ----- --------------- ----- KAHULUI MAUI 20.9N 156.5W 1203Z 0.57M / 1.9FT 20MIN KAWAIHAE HAWAII 20.0N 155.8W 1132Z 0.37M / 1.2FT 10MIN HONOKOHAU HI 19.7N 156.0W 1145Z 0.34M / 1.1FT 10MIN HALEIWA HI 21.6N 158.1W 1138Z 0.70M / 2.3FT 10MIN HONOLULU OAHU 21.3N 157.9W 1112Z 0.12M / 0.4FT 14MIN BARBERS PT HI 21.3N 158.1W 1135Z 0.19M / 0.6FT 04MIN MAKAI PIER WAIMANAL 21.3N 157.7W 1128Z 0.28M / 0.9FT 10MIN HILO HAWAII 19.7N 155.1W 0929Z 0.10M / 0.3FT 16MIN NAWILIWILI KAUAI 22.0N 159.4W 1057Z 0.31M / 1.0FT 12MIN LAT - LATITUDE (N-NORTH, S-SOUTH) LON - LONGITUDE (E-EAST, W-WEST) TIME - TIME OF THE MEASUREMENT (Z IS UTC IS GREENWICH TIME) AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL. IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT. VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT). PER - PERIOD OF TIME IN MINUTES(MIN) FROM ONE WAVE TO THE NEXT. NOTE - DART MEASUREMENTS ARE FROM THE DEEP OCEAN AND THEY ARE GENERALLY MUCH SMALLER THAN WOULD BE COASTAL MEASUREMENTS AT SIMILAR LOCATIONS. EVALUATION TSUNAMI WAVES THAT CAN BE A HAZARD TO SWIMMERS AND BOATERS AS WELL AS TO PERSONS NEAR THE SHORE AT BEACHES AND IN HARBORS AND MARINAS ARE NOW AFFECTING THE STATE OF HAWAII. THIS HAZARD COULD CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THE SITUATION IS BEING MONITORED CLOSELY AND THE ADVISORY WILL END WHEN THE HAZARD HAS PASSED. FURTHER MESSAGES WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS WARRANT UNTIL THE THREAT TO HAWAII HAS PASSED.
Notes (optional):

The lowest level of tsunami alert. Advisories are issued to coastal populations within areas not currently in either warning or watch status when a tsunami warning has been issued for another region of the same ocean. An Advisory indicates that an area is either outside the current warning and watch regions or that the tsunami poses no danger to that area.

Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.

If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.

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Alert Identifier: 13714
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