A Tsunami Advisory has been issued for most of the West Coast, including Oregon, following a massive underwater volcano Friday afternoon in the Pacific Ocean near the Tonga Islands.
Issued just before 5 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said that waves of between one and three feet could strike the coast. Locally, the tsunami could strike the Seaside area around 8:45 a.m.
"Tsunami advisories mean that a tsunami capable of producing strong currents or waves dangerous to persons in or very near the water is expected or is already occurring," The NWS said
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