Tsunami Advisory downgraded from Tsunami Watch

NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI1015 AM HST FRI MAR 11 2011TO – CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAIISUBJECT – TSUNAMI ADVISORY SUPPLEMENTA TSUNAMI ADVISORY CONTINUES IN EFFECT FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII.AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS   ORIGIN TIME – 0746 PM HST 10 MAR 2011   COORDINATES – 38.3 NORTH  142.4 EAST   LOCATION    – NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU  JAPAN   MAGNITUDE   – 8.9  MOMENTEVALUATION TSUNAMI WAVES THAT CAN BE A HAZARD TO SWIMMERS AND BOATERS AS WELL AS TO PERSONS NEAR THE SHORE AT BEACHES AND IN HARBORS AND MARINAS ARE NOW AFFECTING THE STATE OF HAWAII. THIS HAZARD COULD CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THE SITUATION IS BEING MONITORED CLOSELY AND THE ADVISORY WILL END WHEN THE HAZARD HAS PASSED.MESSAGES WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS WARRANT

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