Tsunami Advisory

Sat, January 15, 2022

UPDATE: Please be advised that the tsunami advisory is now lifted. 

 

Please be advised there is a tsunami advisory in effect for waterfront areas of Prince Rupert due to a volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga.

The public is advised to avoid waterfront areas until further notice. 

This is not an evacuation. 

Areas under the Advisory are all those that are red in the map linked, below. Our Municipal Emergency Operations Centre staff are in contact with Provincial Emergency officials and will provide updates as they are available. Do NOT go to the shore to observe the tsunami, and do not return to the shoreline until you receive an update through this channel. 

Where time and conditions permit, boat operators are advised to move your boat out to sea to a depth of at least 180 feet; if at sea avoid entering shallow water, harbors, marinas, bays, and inlets to avoid floating and submerged debris and strong currents.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Tsunami Evacuation Route

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