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Due to a recent Earthquake in Chile, a Tsunami Advisory has been issued for Vandenberg Air Force Base and parts of the California Coast.

Until further notice, all beaches on Vandenberg's coastline are closed by order of Col. Chris Moss, 30th Space Wing commander. All personnel are advised to avoid Vandenberg beaches and shorelines. Beaches affected include: Surf, Minuteman, Wall and Brown Beach near Point Sal.

The tsunami advisories mean the shoreline on Vandenberg AFB could experience strong ocean currents, large waves, and a rise of 1 foot in tidal levels beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m. Thursday, 17 September, 2015.  The conditions could last for several hours.