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Waterspout touches down as tornado in San Diego

Posted: 7:00 PM, Mar 29, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-30 06:24:57Z
Water spout touches down as tornado off coast
Water spout touches down as tornado off coast

A waterspout spotted off of Torrey Pines touched land as a tornado, 10News confirms.

Lifeguards reported the waterspout one mile offshore of Blacks Beach at 5:35 p.m.

The waterspout moved east and made landfall as a weak tornado at 5:38 p.m. just north of the Gliderport. It then dissipated.

Many people captured the rare weather event and posted their pictures and photos on social media.

 

#tornado #waterspout #lajolla #lajollashores #scrippspier #springbreak #sandiego

A photo posted by Steve Victor (@svictory19) on

 

#vortex #tornado #waterspout

A video posted by nyc (@mroubaie) on

 

Just saw #waterspout for the very first time in #SanDiego, it was quite beautiful! #tornado

A photo posted by charlesweird (@charlesweird) on

 

Look what I saw in Torrey Hills today @nbcsandiego, #whatisit? #waterspout #tornado #sandiego #torreyhills

A video posted by Dawn (@mrs.fussyd) on