featured graphic for Cal OES, Governor's Office of Emergency Services

Tsunami advisory issued for California coast

The National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Center issued a tsunami advisory for the California coast following the eruption of the Hunga Tonga volcano near Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Waves were expected to hit the coast of California around 7 a.m. on January 15. All harbors and beaches in Orange County were ordered closed by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

The State Operations Center is actively coordinating response response efforts.

Visit https://twitter.com/Cal_OES for the latest updates on the situation.