Stronger than usual currents expected on east coast
Tsunami - No Threat to NZ
Stronger than usual currents on east coast of
NZ from about 2.30am Thursday April 3
Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management issued
the following national advisory at 4.05 pm today
the magnitude 8.2 earthquake off the coast of Chile, people
on the east coast of New Zealand should be aware there are
likely to be stronger than usual currents from about 2.30am
Thursday April 3. Currents are likely to be strongest in
harbours and estuaries. Unusual currents should be expected
for all of Thursday. People on beaches or boats should take
Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency
Management advises that if there are to be any effects on
the Taranaki coastline, they may be evident from 6 am
tomorrow, Thursday 3 April.
Duty Officer, Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency
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