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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR THE MARIANA ISLANDS...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1118 AM CHST THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...LARGER NORTH SWELL AND SURF WILL CAUSE A HIGH RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

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GUZ001>004-300900-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
1118 AM CHST THU MAR 30 2017

UPDATED FOR NEW HIGH SURF ADVISORY

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CHST FRIDAY ALONG NORTH
FACING REEFS...

.REST OF TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............BREEZY. EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............8 TO 10 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............7 TO 9 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............2 TO 3 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............5 TO 7 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............NORTH AT 6 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............13 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............EAST AT 4 TO 6 FEET.
SECONDARY PERIOD..............9 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...83 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 95.

.OUTLOOK...NORTH SWELL AND SURF WILL SLOWLY DECREASE FRIDAY AND INTO
THE WEEKEND. SURF IS EXPECTED TO FALL 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG NORTH FACING
REEFS BY SATURDAY.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
LOW  TIDE  0.0 FEET AT  3:31 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.5 FEET AT  9:48 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.7 FEET AT  3:51 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.5 FEET AT  9:32 AM FRIDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
LOW  TIDE  0.0 FEET AT  3:25 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.4 FEET AT  9:45 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.7 FEET AT  3:45 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.4 FEET AT  9:29 AM FRIDAY

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
LOW  TIDE  0.0 FEET AT  3:08 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.9 FEET AT  9:46 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.2 FEET AT  3:28 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.9 FEET AT  9:30 AM FRIDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
LOW  TIDE  0.1 FEET AT  3:28 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT 10:04 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.9 FEET AT  3:53 AM FRIDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.1 FEET AT  9:29 AM FRIDAY

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