US & Canada tsunami warnings

The National Weather Service in America has issued a tsunami warning for the west coast of Canada and Alaska after an earthquake occurred in the Pacific Ocean.

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Officials warn public to avoid coast

Government officials have released urgent advice to residents of the west coast of Canada and Alaska as the region prepares for a possible tsunami.

  • If you are in a warning area - move to a higher ground.
  • Residents in advisory areas (including the city of Vancouver) are advised to avoid beaches, harbours and marinas.
  • Do not go to the coast to observe the tsunami.
  • Only return to the coast if local emergency officials advise you to do so.

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