NWS Jacksonville » Tsunami Page

                                                     Tsunami Preparedness Week, March 22-28, 2015

Tsunami header
Tsunami buoy The National Weather Service operates 2 Tsunami Warning Centers...
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center

What is being done to prepare coastal communities for tsunamis?

TsunamiReady is a National Weather Service (NWS) initiative that promotes tsunami hazard preparedness as an active collaboration among Federal, state and local emergency management agencies, the public, and the NWS tsunami warning system.  This collaboration supports better and more consistent tsunami awareness and mitigation efforts among communities at risk.  The TsunamiReady program is based on the NWS StormReady model.  Click here for more information about TsunamiReady.

 Tsunami Preparedness Brochures
PDF TsunamiReady Brochure (680 kb)
PDF Tsunami: The Great Waves on the West Coast and Alaska (1.67 Mb)
PDF Tsunami Safety Advice (163 kb)
PDF Tsunami and Earthquake Statistics (161 kb)
PDF TsunamiReady Reference Card for Web Sites (78 kb)
PDF NOAA Weather Radio Flyer (165 kb)
PDF Surviving a Tsunami - Lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan (1.76 Mb)
 Tsunami Informational Links
HTML Tsunami Frequently Asked Questions
HTML From NWS Philadelphia - includes info about east coast threats
PPT From NWS Tampa - Florida Tsunamis PowerPoint Presentation (5.13 Mb)
HTML International Tsunami Information Center
PDF US Plan for Improved Tsunami Detection and Warning System (74 kb)
HTML Deep Ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis
HTML From PMEL: Tsunami Event - December 26, 2004
HTML Earthquake & Tsunami Data - GIS Internet Map Server
HTML The Tsunami Society
HTML National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program History
PDF Tsunami Glossary (7.06 Mb)
HTML FEMA's Tsunami Page for Kids
HTML The Physics of Tsunamis
HTML FEMA's Tsunami Fact Sheet
HTML Red Cross Tsunami Safety FAQ's & Tips
HTML About Caribbean Tsunamis

click for TsunamiReady Programinformation   Tsunami HazardZone   Tsunami Evacuation Route   EvacuationShelter

 Earthquake Informational Links
HTML USGS Earthquake Page with Latest Global Earthquake Data
HTML Latest SE and Central US Earthquakes (click links to report an earthquake)

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.