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post #9 of Old 10-28-2012
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Re: !!!tsunami warning for british columbia!!!

Originally Posted by MedSailor View Post
0.5 ft tsunami in BC. Doesn't sound that bad, though I have no concept of how different a 1/2 foot tsunami wave is from a regular one.
If you are standing in a flooded road and a truck makes a 6 in wave, you get a little wetter.
If you are standing in a flooded road and a 6 in tsunami comes in, you would be now standing in a 1 ft RIVER watching cars float by.
Comparing water level before and after the initial wave, looks to me to be 6-10 in.
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