According to the National Weather Service (NWS)….the answer is YES.
Monterey County — along with the California Counties of San Francisco, San Mateo and Orange — received the designation of TsunamiReady for meeting NWS criteria, including developing a safety plan, setting up alert systems and promoting tsunami safety through public outreach.
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Interested in learning about other California communities with the TsunamiReady designation? Click here or on the California map below.
According to the TsunamiReady™ web site, there were 102 sites in 10 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands with the TsunamiReady designation. Click here or the map below for details.
And related to this topic, I posted an article about the “bathtub effect” in Monterey Bay, after the March 2011 Tsunami — article “Tsunami’s Behavior: Waves grew in Monterey Bay…“