Chile Earthquake - Tsunami

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donweather started the topic in Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 at 12:48pm

Tsunami watch been issued from the Chilean Earthquake.

Tsunami times and heights for locations shown below:

http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php?id=pacific.TSUPAC.2015.09.17.0122

Will need to convert UTC to local times, so for instance, for NZ, you can use this conversion:

http://www.timebie.com/timezone/universalnewzealand.php

So based on my calcs, tsunami is forecast to hit NZ for example around midnight tonight (17th/18th Sept).

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udo commented Friday, 18 Sep 2015 at 6:58pm

Any large waves hit anywhere ?

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poo-man commented Friday, 18 Sep 2015 at 10:03pm

Non event in NZ. A few half metre surges in the Chatham Islands

poo-man

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zenagain commented Friday, 18 Sep 2015 at 10:20pm

Non event here too- 80 cm Iwate prefecture (NE Honshu).

Watashi wa metabo oyagi desu.