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FZMY50 PGUM 181954
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR THE MARIANA ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
554 AM CHST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG
NORTH AND EAST FACING REEFS OF THE MARIANAS TODAY. THE RISK
COULD DIMINISH TO MODERATE FRIDAY.

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GUZ001>004-191100-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
554 AM CHST THU JAN 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CHST FRIDAY ALONG
NORTH AND EAST FACING REEFS...

.TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............WINDY. EAST AT 20 TO 30 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............7 TO 9 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............9 TO 12 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............2 TO 4 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............6 TO 8 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............EAST AT 6 TO 7 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............11 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............NORTH AT 6 TO 7 FEET.
SECONDARY PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.


RIP CURRENT RISK.....HIGH. POUNDING SURF WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS RIP
                     CURRENTS AT REEFS AND BEACHES. STAY OUT OF THE
                     WATER.

SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE AT RITIDIAN BUOY...83 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 92.

.OUTLOOK...SURF WILL DIMINISH 1 TO 2 FEET ON NORTH AND EAST FACING
REEFS FRIDAY.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
LOW  TIDE  0.6 FEET AT  6:16 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.3 FEET AT 12:54 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.8 FEET AT  7:47 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.6 FEET AT  1:15 AM FRIDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
LOW  TIDE  0.6 FEET AT  6:10 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT 12:51 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.8 FEET AT  7:41 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.5 FEET AT  1:12 AM FRIDAY

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
LOW  TIDE  0.2 FEET AT  5:53 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT 12:52 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT  7:24 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.2 FEET AT  1:13 AM FRIDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
LOW  TIDE  0.7 FEET AT  6:23 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.0 FEET AT  1:20 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.8 FEET AT  8:19 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.4 FEET AT  1:44 AM FRIDAY

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