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Disclaimer: The forecasts on these pages show the results of ongoing research to enhance tsunami science and to improve NOAA operational tsunami forecasts. These products were developed during or shortly after the tsunami event, are intended for research use, and are not an official forecast. They should not be used as the basis of any public or private policy decisions. Please contact NCTR to find if there are more detailed follow-on analysis results.

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Maximum amplitude
Click image to see animation of tsunami wave around Tutuila created with the MOST model.

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Maximum amplitude
Maximum wave amplitude distribution for Tutuila created with the MOST model.
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time series at Pago Pago
Model comparison at Pago Pago tide station 
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