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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 PM CHST SAT DEC 3 2016

.OVERVIEW...BUILDING TRADE-WIND SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL CAUSE
HAZARDOUS SURF ACROSS THE MARSHALL ISLANDS.

ALSO...LARGE EAST-NORTHEAST SWELL GENERATED BY STRONG TO NEAR-GALE
WINDS RELATED TO A SHEAR LINE WILL PROLONG HAZARDOUS SURF ACROSS
CHUUK STATE INTO NEXT WEEK. THIS SWELL MIGHT ALSO CAUSE SIMILAR
CONDITIONS AT POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

PMZ181-031700-
MAJURO-
300 PM CHST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 9 TO 12 FEET WILL DEVELOP ALONG NORTH AND EAST
FACING SHORES TONIGHT AND SURF COULD RISE TO 10 TO 13 FEET BY SUNDAY
EVENING. THE HAZARDOUS SURF IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE BY
TUESDAY.

SOME INUNDATION ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING SHORES IS ALSO
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

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

$$

PMZ172-031700-
CHUUK-
300 PM CHST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTH AND NORTHEAST
FACING SHORES...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 9 TO 10 FEET WILL PERSIST ALONG NORTH AND
NORTHEAST FACING SHORES THROUGH THIS WEEKEND...THEN RISE FURTHER
TO NEAR 11 FEET EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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

$$

SIMPSON



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