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Los Angeles Beaches Get the 'All-Clear' Following Tsunami Advisory

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Local beaches have been cleared of the tsunami advisory issued yesterday in response to the massive earthquake in the South Pacific, reports KTLA. This morning Los Angeles County lifeguards announced they'd conducted patrols of the beach overnight and "found no dangerous currents or other hazards."

Some beaches were ordered to close at 8:00 ast night once warnings of "strong currents and dangerous waves," were issued, however the shores of Southern California wound up taking no noticeable beating due to the event near American Samoa. Our area beaches instituted a variety of evacuation and closure procedures, but from Morro Bay to Huntington Beach there were no incidents reported involving hazardous conditions in the waters.