Norfolk Island tsunami threat update

The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) has issued an updated Video News Release, discussing the Marine Threat Alert that has been issued for Norfolk Island.

A marine warning means there is the possibility of dangerous rips, waves and strong ocean currents and some localised overflow into the immediate foreshore, which could continue for several hours.

Although there is no immediate threat to the mainland, coastal communities on the east coast may experience abnormal tides and currents.

The talent is Senior Meteorologist Jonathan How, and the warnings were current at 12.30pm AEDT on Friday 5 March 2021.

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