40 Funny Tsunami Jokes to Ride Out Waves of Laughter

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Jessica Amlee

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A tsunami is a series of giant waves caused by underwater earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, or landslides. When these massive waves approach shallow waters, they grow in height and can cause devastating effects when they crash onto land. Tsunamis are known for their suddenness and the immense power with which they can strike, leading to significant destruction and, unfortunately, loss of life. They are one of nature’s most formidable displays of power, reminding us of the awe-inspiring and often unpredictable force of our planet. Despite the seriousness of tsunamis, in certain contexts, they have made their way into the realm of humor, often as a metaphor for overwhelming situations.

Tsunami jokes, while they need to be approached with a great deal of sensitivity due to the subject’s seriousness, can sometimes be used in a metaphorical sense to describe situations that are overwhelmingly intense or large in scale. These jokes are not about the natural disaster itself but rather use the concept of a ‘tsunami’ to exaggerate scenarios in a humorous light. It’s a delicate balance to maintain, ensuring that the humor doesn’t belittle the real impact and tragedy of tsunamis. When done thoughtfully, such jokes can bring a lighthearted touch to the conversation, offering a way to express the magnitude of less serious, everyday ‘disasters’ in a hyperbolic and humorous way.

Best Tsunami Jokes

What’s the opposite of a microwave?
A tsunami.

A patient walks into a clinic.
Patient: I have a terrible fear of tsunamis.
Psychiatrist: How bad is it?
Patient: It comes in waves.

Why do red tsunamis travel so far?
Longer wavelength

A dolphin goes into the bar.
The barman says, ‘Well, that was a bloody big tsunami!’

A large tsunami hit Mexico and sadly, 300k were killed.
Canada sends money, Brazilia sends food, USA sends 300k Mexicans.

Yo mama so fat, she is banned from Japan, because every time she takes a step she causes a Tsunami.

How are women and tsunamis similar?
At first, things are wet and intense, then you lose your house.

Knock, knock.
(Who’s there?)
(Sue who?)
Sue Nami.

Why did the whale cross the road?
Because there was a tsunami.

Chuck Norris had to stop washing his clothes in the ocean. Too many tsunamis.

What do you call a tsunami of books?
A title wave.

Why did Obi-Wan survive the tsunami?
Because he had the high ground.

The recent tsunami in Japan has badly affected the banking sector.
Origami bank has folded.
Sumo Bank has gone belly up.
Bonsai Bank has cut back some of its branches.
Karaoke Bank has been put up for sale and is going for a song.
Analysts report that there is something fishy going on at Sushi Bank and staff there fear they may get a raw deal.
Meanwhile, shares in Kamikaze Bank have nose-dived, and 500 jobs at Karate Bank will be chopped.

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What happens before a tsunami of ducks?
An earthquack.

Why passing away in a tsunami isn’t so bad?
At least the earth gives you a wave goodbye.

Yo mama so fat, when she jumped into a lake, she’s the reason why scientists found out what tsunamis were.

Why do communists love Tsunamis?
They take the homes of the wealthy and give poor people access to the beachfront.

One day a very religious man is praying at home when suddenly a tsunami hits.
He climbs to the roof of his house to avoid the flood and starts praying to God to save him.
“Oh God, I’ve worshipped you all my life, I’m not ready to die. Please save me from this flood”
After a few minutes of this, a guy on a rowing boat sees the man in distress and calls out
“Hey! I’m looking for survivors, hop on, let’s get out of here”
“No thanks” replied the religious man, “I have faith that God and prayer will save me.” The man on the boat leaves him to his prayers and rows off.
The religious man keeps praying for God to save him, all the while the flood waters are rising. After a few minutes, the Coast Guard’s speedboat shows up and pulls up alongside the man on the roof, “Come on,” yells the Coast Guards. “The flood is getting worse, we need to go now!”
“No thanks” replies the man, “I have faith that God will rescue me,” so the coast guard also leaves.
The water has now reached the man’s feet and his prayers are getting more and more frantic. He suddenly hears an army helicopter overhead that hovers above him sends down a rope, and yells for him to climb up.
“No thanks” replies the man, “All I need is my faith in God. He will rescue me”. The helicopter then leaves.
A few minutes later the water has risen and the man drowns. Upon appearing at the gates of Heaven he sees God and asks him “God, have I not been faithful to you all my life? Why did you leave me to drown at my time of need?”
God replies, “I sent you 2 boats and a f*cking helicopter, what more did you want?!”

What do you call a narcissistic tsunami?
A Tsuna-meeee!

What do Japanese people do when there’s a tsunami?
They Japanic.

Yo mama so fat, when she jumped in the pool four kids went missing from the tsunami.

How do hippies stop tsunamis?
They wear tide-die!

Tsunami invited Cyclone, Earthquake, and Drought to a tea party.
No one came.
Tsunami had a silent tea.

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What’s a tsunami?
An emergent-sea.

Did you hear about a place recently hit by Tsunami?
It was covered in fish and seaweed One newspaper described the situation as ‘delicious’.

A farmer and a scientist are walking down a trail together.
After some time, the scientist asks the farmer, “What is the distance from earth to the moon?” The farmer says he doesn’t know. The scientist says, “Then you have wasted half of your life.” The two of them continue their walk with the scientist asking the farmer a question about science, and the farmer not knowing, and the scientist telling the farmer he’s wasted half his life. After a few hours, the farmer and scientist arrive at a beach and see a huge tsunami rising and from the distance. The farmer says, “Do you know how to swim?” The scientist says no.
The farmer declares, “Then you have wasted your entire life”.

What did the librarian say when she heard the tsunami alarm?
“Everybody brace your shelves!”

Why aren’t tsunamis and tidal waves always in the news?
Since they’re both current events.

A blind man got hit by a tsunami.
He didn’t sea it coming.

A Blonde, a Brunette, and a Redhead are against a wall to be executed by a firing line.
Each is given an opportunity for the last words. The Redhead is up first: she points and screams “Tornado!” Everyone freaks out and in the commotion, she gets away. The Brunette is second and catches on the the plan: she points and screams “Tsunami,” fleeing in the confusion.
The Blonde has worked out a similar strategy and, on her turn, yells “FIRE!”

What’s the opposite of a tsunami?

Did you hear about the man who was reported to have died under a tsunami of soap?
he wasn’t equipped to handle the Tide.

Some of the words in a dictionary were having a fight
‘Honest’ says, “My H is silent”. ‘Tsunami’ says, “My T is silent”. ‘Island’ says, “My S is silent”. ‘Queue’ says, “Hold my beer stupids”.

Yo mama so fat, when she got horny, the tsunami sirens started sounding.

What’s the difference between a tsunami and a bear?
A tsunami doesn’t care that you are faster than your buddy.

What’s a lawyer’s favorite wave?
A tsunami!

Why are the Japanese good at swimming?
The bad ones died during the tsunami.

Do you have a funny joke about Tsunami? Write down your own jokes in the comment section below!

Jessica Amlee, born in 1996 in Laughlin, Nevada, is a delightful humorist and joke writer with a penchant for puns. She studied at Emerson College, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Comedy. Jessica's comedic style combines snappy one-liners and observational humor, making her a rising star in the world of comedy.

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