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Skiff found on Washington coast was tsunami debris

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SEATTLE — More than three years after the tsunami hit Japan, evidence of the disaster continues to haunt the West Coast where residents know they also are vulnerable.

A skiff that was once used by someone near Sendai washed ashore in January on the Washington coast near Westport, the state Ecology Department said.

Scraping away years of seaweed growth revealed a number that was tracked with the help of the Japanese Consulate back to the Miyagi Prefecture, where Sendai is…

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