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FZMY50 PGUM 232008
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR GUAM AND THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
608 AM CHST THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS...TRADE-WIND WAVES AND SWELL WILL MAINTAIN A MODERATE
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING REEFS OF THE
MARIANAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AN APPROACHING TROPICAL DISTURBANCE
WILL CREATE A MODERATE RISK OF LIGHTNING STARTING FRIDAY.

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GUZ001>004-240900-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
608 AM CHST THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............3 TO 5 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............6 TO 8 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............2 TO 4 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............1 TO 3 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............EAST AT 3 TO 5 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............NORTH AROUND 2 FEET.
SECONDARY PERIOD..............12 SECONDS.

RIP CURRENT RISK.....MODERATE. WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
                     MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. ALWAYS HAVE A
                     FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.

SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE FROM RITIDIAN BUOY...84 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 98.

.OUTLOOK...SURF ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING REEFS WILL BUILD
1 FOOT FRIDAY.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
LOW  TIDE  1.1 FEET AT  9:49 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.0 FEET AT  3:05 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT  9:43 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.4 FEET AT  4:33 AM FRIDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
LOW  TIDE  1.0 FEET AT  9:43 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.8 FEET AT  3:02 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT  9:37 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT  4:30 AM FRIDAY

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
LOW  TIDE  0.4 FEET AT  9:26 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.5 FEET AT  3:03 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.1 FEET AT  9:20 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.8 FEET AT  4:31 AM FRIDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
LOW  TIDE  0.9 FEET AT 10:10 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT  3:27 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT  9:49 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.3 FEET AT  4:38 AM FRIDAY

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