How Tall Is a Tsunami?


When a tsunami is in the deep sea it is only about 3 feet tall. Once it hits the coast it can be up to 100 feet tall. Most tsunamis occur in the Pacific Ocean.
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they reached up to thirty feet, and only ended up being like 6 feet in cali.
The largest recorded tsunami was a wave 1720 feet tall in Lituya Bay, Alaska.
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1. Determine the depth of the ocean through which the tsunami is passing to determine its speed. You can find ocean depths at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website
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A tsunami when first starting out will be about 3 feet higher than normal waves way out in the ocean. By the time it reaches landfall, it can be as big, if not bigger than a 10 story building causing major flood damage as well as deaths.
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