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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
500 PM CHST MON JAN 23 2017

.OVERVIEW...LARGE NORTHEAST SWELL GENERATED BY FRESH TO STRONG
WINDS NORTH OF A SHEAR LINE WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS SURF ACROSS THE
REPUBLIC OF PALAU AND WESTERN YAP STATE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...
AND ALONG THE EAST FACING SHORES TONIGHT FOR CHUUK AND POHNPEI.

LARGE TRADE-WIND SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL PROLONG HAZARDOUS SURF
ACROSS THE MARSHALL ISLANDS INTO MIDWEEK AND ON KOSRAE MOST OF
THIS WEEK.

$$

PMZ161-171-231900-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-
500 PM CHST MON JAN 23 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR NORTH AND EAST FACING
SHORES...

SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES WILL RISE AND REACH HAZARDOUS
LEVELS OF 9 TO 11 FEET LATER THIS MORNING. THEN HAZARDOUS SURF
WILL BUILD FURTHER...REACHING 10 TO 12 FEET AND SPREAD TO EAST
FACING SHORES THIS EVENING. SURF MIGHT INCREASE MORE TO BETWEEN 12
AND 14 FEET TOWARD MIDWEEK.

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

$$
PMZ172-173-231900-
CHUUK-POHNPEI
500 PM CHST MON JAN 23 2017

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

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG EAST
FACING SHORES OF BOTH CHUUK AND POHNPEI TONIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH
TUESDAY NIGHT.

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

$$


PMZ174-231900-
KOSRAE-
500 PM CHST MON JAN 23 2017

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

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 7 TO 9 FEET WILL PERSIST ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES
THROUGH TONIGHT. HOWEVER SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL REMAIN
HAZARDOUS MOST OF THIS WEEK.

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

$$

PMZ181-231900-
MAJURO-
500 PM CHST MON JAN 23 2017

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

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 11 TO 13 FEET WILL CONTINUE ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES THROUGH TUESDAY...THEN SUBSIDE TO BETWEEN 9 AND 10 FEET BY
TUESDAY NIGHT. SURF MIGHT DROP FURTHER AND FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS
LEVELS ON WEDNESDAY.

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

$$

EDSON


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