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Surf Zone Forecast for the Mariana Islands
National Weather Service Tiyan GU
500 PM ChST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS...The risk of rip currents will be high on east facing
reefs and moderate on north facing reefs the next day or so.

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GUZ001>004-122045-
Guam-Rota-Tinian-Saipan-
500 PM ChST Tue Dec 12 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...

.Wednesday...
Coastal Winds............East at 10 to 15 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............3 to 6 feet.
Surf along East  facing reefs............7 to 9 feet.
Surf along South facing reefs............1 to 3 feet.
Surf along West  facing reefs............2 to 4 feet.
Primary swell...............East at 4 to 7 feet.
Primary period..............10 seconds.
Secondary swell...............North at 2 to 3 feet.
Secondary period..............9 seconds.


Rip current risk.....High. Pounding surf will produce dangerous rip
                     currents at reefs and beaches.

Sea surface temperature at Ritidian buoy...85 Degrees.
Maximum afternoon heat index...........Around 100.

.OUTLOOK...Little change Thursday.

Tide information for the next 24 hours...

At Apra Harbor, Guam...
Low  tide  0.6 feet at 10:22 PM Tuesday
High tide  1.7 feet at  4:25 AM Wednesday
Low  tide  0.9 feet at  9:46 AM Wednesday
High tide  2.4 feet at  4:07 PM Wednesday

At Rota Island...
Low  tide  0.5 feet at 10:16 PM Tuesday
High tide  1.6 feet at  4:22 AM Wednesday
Low  tide  0.9 feet at  9:40 AM Wednesday
High tide  2.3 feet at  4:04 PM Wednesday

At Tinian Island...
Low  tide  0.2 feet at  9:59 PM Tuesday
High tide  1.3 feet at  4:23 AM Wednesday
Low  tide  0.3 feet at  9:23 AM Wednesday
High tide  1.8 feet at  4:05 PM Wednesday

At Tanapag Harbor, Saipan...
Low  tide  0.5 feet at 10:41 PM Tuesday
High tide  1.6 feet at  4:57 AM Wednesday
Low  tide  0.9 feet at 10:04 AM Wednesday
High tide  2.2 feet at  4:27 PM Wednesday

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