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Tsunami Advisory Cancelled

October 27, 2012, 10:14 PM HST
* Updated October 28, 4:46 AM
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By Maui Now Staff

(Update: 4 a.m. 10/28/12)

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has CANCELLED the TSUNAMI ADVISORY for the Hawaiian Islands as of 3:58 a.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2012.

Officials say tsunami wave heights across the state of Hawaii are now below advisory levels and are continuing to diminish. Based on all available data the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is now cancelling the Tsunami Advisory. Smaller sea level changes and strong or unusual currents may persist for several additional hours and appropriate caution should be exercised by boaters and swimmers.

Maui County Civil Defense officials say this will be the notification on this event.

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***The information contained below has since expired.***

The tsunami warning has been downgraded to an advisory and residents in inundation zones can return to their homes.

From National Weather Service:

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MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY

 LOCATION                   LAT    LON     TIME        AMPL
 ------------------------  -----  ------  -------     -----------
 CRAIG  AK                 55.5N  133.1W  0446UTC   00.3FT/00.10M
 PORT ALEXANDER  AK        56.2N  134.6W  0533UTC   00.5FT/00.14M
 SITKA  AK                 57.1N  135.3W  0730UTC   00.4FT/00.12M
 ELFIN COVE  AK            58.2N  136.3W  0448UTC   00.2FT/00.07M
 YAKUTAT  AK               59.5N  139.7W  0732UTC   00.5FT/00.14M
 SEWARD  AK                60.1N  149.4W  0600UTC   00.5FT/00.16M
 KODIAK  AK                57.7N  152.5W  0650UTC   00.4FT/00.13M
 SAND POINT  AK            55.3N  160.5W  0744UTC   00.3FT/00.08M
 DUTCH HARBOR  AK          53.9N  166.5W  0755UTC   00.1FT/00.04M
 NIKOLSKI  AK              52.9N  168.9W  0753UTC   00.2FT/00.06M
 ATKA  AK                  52.2N  174.2W  0831UTC   00.5FT/00.14M
 WINTER HARBOUR  BC        50.7N  128.3W  0746UTC   00.8FT/00.24M
 NEAH BAY  WA              48.4N  124.6W  0530UTC   00.3FT/00.10M
 PORT ANGELES  WA          48.1N  123.4W  0640UTC   00.4FT/00.11M
 LA PUSH  WA               47.5N  124.4W  0448UTC   00.4FT/00.13M
 WESTPORT  WA              46.9N  124.1W  0550UTC   00.3FT/00.10M
 GARIBALDI  OR             45.6N  123.9W  0515UTC   00.2FT/00.05M
 SOUTH BEACH  OR           44.6N  124.0W  0524UTC   00.3FT/00.09M
 CHARLESTON  OR            43.3N  124.3W  0702UTC   00.4FT/00.12M
 PORT ORFORD  OR           42.7N  124.5W  0841UTC   00.8FT/00.23M
 CRESCENT CITY  CA         41.7N  124.2W  0914UTC   01.5FT/00.46M
 NORTH SPIT  CA            40.8N  124.2W  0626UTC   00.5FT/00.15M
 ARENA COVE  CA            38.9N  123.7W  0637UTC   01.3FT/00.41M
 POINT REYES  CA           38.0N  123.0W  0905UTC   00.8FT/00.25M
 SAN FRANCISCO  CA         37.8N  122.5W  0802UTC   00.5FT/00.14M
 MONTEREY HARBOR  CA       36.6N  121.9W  0738UTC   00.4FT/00.13M
 PORT SAN LUIS  CA         35.2N  120.8W  0810UTC   00.9FT/00.27M
 LA JOLLA  CA              32.9N  117.3W  0742UTC   00.2FT/00.06M
 MOKULOE OAHU  HI          21.4N  157.8W  0854UTC   00.2FT/00.08M
 NAWILWILI  HI             22.0N  159.4W  0851UTC   00.1FT/00.03M
 HILO  HI                  19.7N  155.1W  1013UTC   01.2FT/00.37M
 KAHULUI MAUI  HI          20.9N  156.5W  0900UTC   02.5FT/00.76M
 KAWAIHAE  HI              20.0N  155.8W  0931UTC   01.9FT/00.56M
 HALEIWA  HI               21.6N  158.1W  0855UTC   01.4FT/00.43M
 HONOLULU OAHU  HI         21.3N  157.9W  0905UTC   00.5FT/00.15M
 MAKAPUU  HI               21.3N  157.7W  0934UTC   01.3FT/00.41M
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