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Vandenberg beaches closed due to tsunami warning

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Richard Boltz, 30th Space Wing commander, with Wayne Moses, 30th Security Forces conservation officer, watch the waves at Observation Site 45 here Friday, March 11, 2011. The increased wave activity is due to the 8.9 earthquake off the shores of Japan resulting in a local tsunami warning. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Richard Boltz, 30th Space Wing commander, with Wayne Moses, 30th Security Forces conservation officer, watch the waves at Observation Site 45 here Friday, March 11, 2011. The increased wave activity is due to the 8.9 earthquake off the shores of Japan resulting in a local tsunami warning. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Pointing to wave activity further down Wall Beach, Col. Richard Boltz, 30th Space Wing commander, observes dangers associated with the tsunami warnings in order to make safety decisions for the base Friday, March 11, 2011.   (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Pointing to wave activity further down Wall Beach, Col. Richard Boltz, 30th Space Wing commander, observes dangers associated with the tsunami warnings in order to make safety decisions for the base Friday, March 11, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Sets of waves form off the shore of Wall Beach here Friday, March 11, 2011. The increased wave activity is due to the 8.9 earthquake off the shores of Japan resulting in a local tsunami warning. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Sets of waves form off the shore of Wall Beach here Friday, March 11, 2011. The increased wave activity is due to the 8.9 earthquake off the shores of Japan resulting in a local tsunami warning. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)