City Responds to Tsunami Warning
The San Francisco Police Department has closed the upper and lower Great Highway from Point Lobos and 48th Avenue to Lake Merced, and the National Park Service closed Ocean Beach, Baker Beach, China Beach and Fort Funston.
For more up to date information please call: 311
For emergencies only please call: 911
UPDATE: San Francisco, CA – As of 2:30pm today, the West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, which is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), downgraded the Tsunami Warning for Northern California to a Tsunami Advisory. The San Francisco Emergency Operations Center will continue to monitor the tidal activity.
Great Highway was reopened at 4:30pm, all MUNI lines have resumed normal service, and the National Park Service has reopened all beaches. The public is advised to stay out of the water until 2 pm Saturday.
San Francisco public sector partners encourage citizens to donate to victims of the 2011 Sendai earthquake and tsunami on SFGivesBack.org.
The San Francisco Department of Emergency Management encourages citizens to learn how to prepare themselves and their families for an emergency. Visit 72Hours.org for information on how to Make a Plan, Build a Kit and Get Involved.