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We cannot prevent a tsunami but we can prepare for one.

"Beat the Wave" Tsunami Evacuation Route Maps


You can print these page-size (8.5 x 11 inch) PDF maps on your printer at a readable scale. Take time to practice your tsunami evacuation plan and route.

example "Beat the Wave" tsunami map showing general directions to safety

The maps show generalized evacuation routes. The needed tsunami evacuation speeds shown on the maps listed below represent the speeds required to escape a maximum considered tsunami generated from a local Cascadia subduction zone earthquake.

Don't see your area in a map? Make a custom map.

If you live outside the extents shown on the maps, don't worry. Use the NANOOS evacuation zone web map viewer to type in an address or to see areas not included on the maps here. Then you can print a custom tsunami evacuation map for your area.

Clatsop County (from north to south)

Coos County (from north to south)

Tillamook County (from north to south)

Lincoln County (from north to south)

Lane County (from north to south)

Douglas County (from north to south)

Curry County (from north to south)

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Last updated September 7, 2022