Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
343 PM CHST WED MAR 4 2015

...STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WITH A TRADE-WIND SURGE WILL GENERATE
LARGE SWELLS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN THE MARIANAS WATERS
THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

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GUAM COASTAL WATERS-ROTA COASTAL WATERS-TINIAN COASTAL WATERS-
SAIPAN COASTAL WATERS-
343 PM CHST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CHST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CHST THURSDAY.

* WINDS...EAST-NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS IN SHOWERS THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS WILL REMAIN NEAR 8 TO 10 FEET THROUGH
  TONIGHT. SEAS WILL THEN DIMINISH SLIGHTLY THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

AYDLETT

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