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WWPQ80 PGUM 050131
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1130 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

...TROPICAL STORM NANGKA NORTHWEST OF KWAJALEIN...
...STRONG MONSOON WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS PERSIST ACROSS
MICRONESIA...

PMZ181-051400-
MAJURO-
1130 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

TROPICAL STORM NANGKA WAS LOCATED NEAR 11N165E...ABOUT 270 MILES
NORTHWEST OF KWAJALEIN. DEEP CONVECTION CONTINUES TO FLARE UP NEAR
THE CENTER. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON NANGKA...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY
THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN31 PGTW AND
ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER
WTPQ31 PGUM.

FOR ENEWETAK...

REFER TO TROPICAL STORM NANGKA LOCAL STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ83 PGUM.

FOR BIKINI AND RONGELAP...

TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS LIKELY TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS.
WINDS FROM THE SOUTH WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE AND BACK TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATER THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS OF 13 AND 18 FEET TODAY WILL
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TODAY AND TONIGHT. HAZARDOUS SURF OF 9 TO 14 FEET
WILL CONTINUE AS NANGKA MOVES FURTHER WEST. SURF WILL BEGIN TO
SUBSIDE LATER THIS AFTERNOON. COASTAL INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS
POSSIBLE.

FOR WOTJE...UTIRIK...UJAE...KWAJALEIN...

SOUTH WIND OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN SHOWERS TONIGHT
WILL WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SEAS OF 8
TO 10 FEET WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE THROUGH TODAY. THESE SEAS ARE
HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT OPERATION AND INTER-ATOLL TRAVEL SHOULD BE
POSTPONED UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS HAVE SUBSIDED LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

SWELL AND WIND WAVES GENERATED BY FRESH WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO
DIMINISH THROUGH THIS MORNING RESULTING IN DECREASED LIKELIHOOD OF
COASTAL INUNDATION.

FOR MAJURO...JALUIT AND MILI...

STRONG WINDS HAVE SUBSIDED ACROSS THE ATOLLS. SEAS HAVE ALSO
SUBSIDED TO BETWEEN 6 AND 8 FEET. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD STILL BE
CAUTIOUS AS INTER-ATOLL TRAVEL COULD REMAIN HAZARDOUS UNTIL LATE
THIS AFTERNOON.

SWELL AND WIND WAVES HAVE SUBSIDED ENOUGH SO THAT COASTAL
INUNDATIONS IS NO LONGER EXPECTED.

PMZ161-171-172-173-174-051400-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-CHUUK-POHNPEI-KOSRAE-
1130 AM CHST SUN JUL 5 2015

AN ACTIVE MONSOON PATTERN WILL PERSIST ACROSS CHUUK...POHNPEI AND
KOSRAE STATES UNTIL MONDAY...AND THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU AND YAP STATE
THROUGH TUESDAY

EXPECT WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
IN SHOWERS. THESE WINDS CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO POORLY CONSTRUCTED
STRUCTURES. SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ADDITIONAL RAINFALL 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE STILL
POSSIBLE. PEOPLE NEED TO CONTINUE MONITORING FOR THE POTENTIAL OF
MUDSLIDES ON THE HIGH ISLANDS.

SEAS OF 9 TO 12 FEET WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATION...
INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL SHOULD BE POSTPONED UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS HAVE
SUBSIDED LATER NEXT WEEK.

RESIDENTS THROUGHOUT MICRONESIA SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THIS
SITUATION CLOSELY. PAY ATTENTION TO LATER STATEMENTS AND ADVISORIES
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...THEIR LOCAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICES AND INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCIES.
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ARE POSTED ON THE
WFO GUAM WEB PAGE AT WWW.PRH.NOAA.GOV/GUAM/ (ALL LOWER CASE).

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