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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 AM CHST SAT FEB 28 2015

.OVERVIEW...BUILDING TRADE-WIND WAVES AND SWELL WILL CAUSE ANOTHER
HAZARDOUS SURF EVENT ON KOSRAE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELL HAS DECREASED FURTHER THIS MORNING TO ALLOW
SURF TO DROP BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ACROSS THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU AND
YAP STATE.

$$

PMZ174-280500-
KOSRAE-
300 AM CHST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL RISE AND REACH HAZARDOUS LEVELS
OF 7 TO 9 FEET BEFORE NOON TODAY. THEN SURF IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT
THESE LEVELS THROUGH SUNDAY. SURF SHOULD GRADUALLY SUBSIDE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND COULD FALL BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS SUNDAY NIGHT.

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

$$

PMZ172-PMZ173-280500-
CHUUK-POHNPEI-
300 AM CHST SAT FEB 28 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NO LONGER IN EFFECT...

BOTH SATELLITE ALTIMETRY AND COMPUTER WAVE MODEL GUIDANCE SUGGEST
THE NORTH-NORTHEAST SWELL HAS SUBSIDED FURTHER THIS MORNING. THIS
WILL ALLOW SURF ALONG NORTH FACING SHORES TO FALL BELOW ADVISORY
LEVELS AFTER SUNRISE.

CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION NEAR REEFS AND BEACHES TODAY...
ESPECIALLY THOSE FACING NORTH AS RIP CURRENTS CAN STILL OCCUR.

$$

CHAN


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