Debris from Japan tsunami to reach Hawaii spring 2012

It’s been more than five months since the Japan earthquake and tsunami.

Many coastal areas in northern Japan were devastated and tons of debris washed into the ocean.

That debris is headed our way, but how much, and how long before we may see it?

The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration has created models as to how the debris will flow.

"We’ve used to project sort of the trajectory and estimated  time of arrival for some of this debris, again these are computers models. So, what’s really going to happen, and what that debris will be, how much it will be we really don’t know,” said Carey Morishige of NOAA.

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