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Surf Zone Forecast for the Mariana Islands
National Weather Service Tiyan GU
600 AM ChST Mon Jan 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...There is a high risk of rip currents along east facing
reefs through Thursday.

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GUZ001>004-220800-
Guam-Rota-Tinian-Saipan-
600 AM ChST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON ALONG EAST
FACING REEFS...

.TODAY...
Coastal Winds............Breezy. East at 20 to 25 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............4 to 6 feet.
Surf along East  facing reefs............8 to 10 feet.
Surf along South facing reefs............2 to 4 feet.
Surf along West  facing reefs............1 to 2 feet.
Primary swell...............East at 4 to 7 feet.
Primary period..............10 seconds.
Secondary swell...............North at around 2 feet.
Secondary period..............13 seconds.

Rip current risk.....High. Large waves will produce strong rip
                     currents, especially along narrow reefs and
                     beaches. If caught in a rip current, swim
                     parallel to the beach rather than against the
                     current.

Sea surface temperature at Ritidian buoy...83 Degrees.
Maximum afternoon heat index...........Around 99.

.TONIGHT...
Coastal Winds............Breezy. East at 10 to 25 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............4 to 6 feet.
Surf along East  facing reefs............8 to 11 feet.
Surf along South facing reefs............2 to 4 feet.
Surf along West  facing reefs............1 to 2 feet.
Primary swell...............East at 5 to 8 feet.
Primary period..............10 seconds.
Secondary swell...............North at around 2 feet.
Secondary period..............12 seconds.

Rip current risk.....High. Large waves will produce strong rip
                     currents, especially along narrow reefs and
                     beaches. If caught in a rip current, swim
                     parallel to the beach rather than against the
                     current.

.OUTLOOK...Surf will fall about a foot along east facing reefs on
Tuesday. Surf is expected to remain close to 9 feet along east
facing reefs for much of this week.

Tide information for the next 24 hours...

At Apra Harbor, Guam...
Low  tide  0.1 feet at  4:41 AM Monday
High tide  2.4 feet at 11:32 AM Monday
Low  tide  1.1 feet at  5:40 PM Monday
High tide  2.0 feet at 10:40 PM Monday

At Rota Island...
Low  tide  0.1 feet at  4:35 AM Monday
High tide  2.2 feet at 11:29 AM Monday
Low  tide  1.1 feet at  5:34 PM Monday
High tide  1.9 feet at 10:37 PM Monday

At Tinian Island...
Low  tide  0.0 feet at  4:18 AM Monday
High tide  1.8 feet at 11:30 AM Monday
Low  tide  0.4 feet at  5:17 PM Monday
High tide  1.5 feet at 10:38 PM Monday

At Tanapag Harbor, Saipan...
Low  tide  0.1 feet at  4:41 AM Monday
High tide  2.1 feet at 11:53 AM Monday
Low  tide  1.2 feet at  5:48 PM Monday
High tide  1.7 feet at 10:37 PM Monday

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