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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
320 AM CHST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERVIEW...LINGERING TRADE-WIND WAVES AND SWELL WILL REMAIN HIGH
ENOUGH TO MAINTAIN HAZARDOUS SURF ACROSS THE MARSHALL ISLANDS AND
KOSRAE A FEW MORE DAYS. COASTAL INUNDATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ON
MAJURO DURING HIGH TIDES. WAVES AND SWELL ACROSS POHNPEI STATE
HAVE SUBSIDED ENOUGH TO ALLOW SURF TO DROP BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS
THIS MORNING.

$$

PMZ173-090500-
POHNPEI-
320 AM CHST TUE FEB 9 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

SATELLITE DERIVED ALTIMETRY AND COMPUTER MODEL SUGGEST SURF ALONG
EAST FACING SHORES HAS SUBSIDED BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS THIS
MORNING. THEREFORE THE ADVISORY IS CANCELLED.

CONTINUE TO BE CAUTIOUS ALONG EAST FACING REEFS AND BEACHES
TODAY...AS STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE STILL POSSIBLE.

$$

PMZ174-090500-
KOSRAE-
320 AM CHST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL CONTINUE ALONG NORTH AND EAST
FACING SHORES THROUGH TONIGHT. SURF WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE
WEDNESDAY...AND MIGHT FALL BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS THURSDAY.

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

$$

PMZ181-090500-
MAJURO-
320 AM CHST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL LINGER ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES THROUGH TONIGHT...BEFORE DROPPING BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS
ON WEDNESDAY.

THE COMBINATION OF LARGE SURF AND HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES WILL
CAUSE COASTAL INUNDATION OF UP TO 1 FOOT ALONG EAST FACING
SHORES FROM DELAP TO DARRIT...ESPECIALLY DURING HIGH TIDES
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE NEXT HIGH TIDES ARE: 4.46 FEET
AT 444 AM THIS MORNING...5.47 FEET AT 456 PM THIS AFTERNOON...
4.65 FEET AT 5:19 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING AND 5.47 FEET AT 5:33 PM
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR EXPOSED REEFS AND BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE
FACING EAST...AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING. TAKE
ACTION TO PROTECT CROPS AND PROPERTY FROM INUNDATION.

$$

CHAN


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