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Surf Zone Forecast for the Mariana Islands...Updated
National Weather Service Tiyan GU
945 AM ChST Wed Oct 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...The risk of rip currents will be high through the weekend
due to hazardous surf along south and west facing reefs. There will
be a moderate risk of lightning through Thursday night.

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GUZ001-002-180900-
Guam-Rota-
945 AM ChST Wed Oct 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CHST MONDAY ALONG SOUTH
AND WEST FACING REEFS...

.REST OF TODAY...
Coastal Winds............Southwest at 15 to 20 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............5 to 7 feet.
Surf along East  facing reefs............6 to 8 feet.
Surf along South facing reefs............6 to 8 feet.
Surf along West  facing reefs............6 to 8 feet.
Primary swell...............Northeast at 6 feet.
Primary period..............9 seconds.
Secondary swell...............West at around 5 feet.
Secondary period..............8 seconds.

Rip current risk.....High. Pounding surf will produce dangerous rip
                     currents at reefs and beaches. Stay out of the
                     water.

Sea surface temperature at Ritidian buoy...86 Degrees.
Maximum afternoon heat index...........Around 95.

.OUTLOOK...Surf will increase to hazardous levels of 8 to 11 ft along
south and west facing reefs this afternoon.

Tide information for the next 24 hours...

At Apra Harbor, Guam...
Low  tide  0.5 feet at 12:38 PM Wednesday
High tide  2.4 feet at  6:44 PM Wednesday
Low  tide  0.3 feet at  1:13 AM Thursday
High tide  2.3 feet at  7:15 AM Thursday

At Rota Island...
Low  tide  0.4 feet at 12:32 PM Wednesday
High tide  2.3 feet at  6:41 PM Wednesday
Low  tide  0.3 feet at  1:07 AM Thursday
High tide  2.2 feet at  7:12 AM Thursday

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GUZ003-004-180900-
Tinian-Saipan-
945 AM ChST Wed Oct 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CHST MONDAY ALONG SOUTH
AND WEST FACING REEFS...

.REST OF TODAY...
Coastal Winds............Breezy. Southwest at 15 to 25 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............5 to 7 feet.
Surf along East  facing reefs............6 to 8 feet.
Surf along South facing reefs............7 to 10 feet.
Surf along West  facing reefs............7 to 10 feet.
Primary swell...............Northeast at 6 feet.
Primary period..............9 seconds.
Secondary swell...............West at around 5 feet.
Secondary period..............8 seconds.

Rip current risk.....High. Pounding surf will produce dangerous rip
                     currents at reefs and beaches. Stay out of the
                     water.

Sea surface temperature at Ritidian buoy...86 Degrees.
Maximum afternoon heat index...........Around 95.

.OUTLOOK...Surf will increase to between 8 to 11 ft along south and
west facing reefs this afternoon.

Tide information for the next 24 hours...

At Tinian Island...
Low  tide  0.2 feet at 12:15 PM Wednesday
High tide  1.8 feet at  6:42 PM Wednesday
Low  tide  0.1 feet at 12:50 AM Thursday
High tide  1.7 feet at  7:13 AM Thursday

At Tanapag Harbor, Saipan...
Low  tide  0.5 feet at 12:41 PM Wednesday
High tide  2.2 feet at  6:57 PM Wednesday
Low  tide  0.4 feet at  1:17 AM Thursday
High tide  2.1 feet at  7:33 AM Thursday

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