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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
251 AM CHST SUN DEC 17 2017

.OVERVIEW...BUILDING TRADE-WIND SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL MAINTAIN
HAZARDOUS SURF ON KOSRAE THROUGH MIDWEEK AND INTRODUCE IT TO THE
MARSHALL ISLANDS BY THIS AFTERNOON.

SOUTHWEST SWELL ACROSS THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU HAS SUBSIDED ENOUGH TO
ALLOW SURF TO FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS EARLIER THIS MORNING.

$$

PMZ181-170500-
MAJURO-
251 AM CHST SUN DEC 17 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING SHORES...

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL RISE AND REACH HAZARDOUS LEVELS OF
10 TO 12 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON. SURF IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT THESE
LEVELS THROUGH MONDAY...BEFORE GRADUALLY SUBSIDING MONDAY NIGHT.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR REEF LINES AND EXPOSED BEACHES...ESPECIALLY
THOSE FACING EAST...AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

$$

PMZ161-170500-
KOROR PALAU-
251 AM CHST SUN DEC 17 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NO LONGER IN EFFECT...

SURF ALONG WEST AND SOUTH FACING SHORES HAS DROPPED BELOW HAZARDOUS
LEVELS EARLIER THIS MORNING. THEREFORE THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS
CANCELLED.

CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION NEAR REEF LINES AND EXPOSED BEACHES
TODAY...SINCE RIP CURRENTS ARE STILL POSSIBLE.

$$

PMZ174-170500-
KOSRAE-
251 AM CHST SUN DEC 17 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING SHORES...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 8 TO 9 FEET WILL CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING SHORES
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...THEN BUILD FURTHER TO BETWEEN 9 AND 11
FEET BY MONDAY NIGHT. SURF WILL REMAIN AT THESE LEVELS THROUGH
MIDWEEK.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR REEF LINES AND EXPOSED BEACHES...ESPECIALLY
THOSE FACING EAST...AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

$$

CHAN



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