National Advisory: Tsunami Activity – Cancelled

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Monday 17 Jan – last updated 5:11 pm


The National Advisory: Tsunami Activity issued following the large eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’pai in Tonga is cancelled.

The advice from GNS Science, based on ocean observations, is that the tsunami threat has now passed for all areas.

Strong and unusual currents are expected to continue until the volcanic activity in Tonga ends and then potentially for a few days afterwards. Strong currents can injure and drown people. Take care and remain vigilant if you are in or near the water close to the shore (including swimming, surfing, fishing, small boats). This advice applies to all of New Zealand.