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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 AM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERVIEW...STRONG TRADE WINDS ACROSS THE PACIFIC CONTINUE TO
GENERATE LARGE SWELL AND WIND WAVES IN MICRONESIA. AS A RESULT...
HAZARDOUS SURF WILL PERSIST ALONG EAST FACING SHORES OF KOROR
...YAP...CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE. SURF HAS FALLEN BELOW DANGEROUS
LEVELS AT MAJURO BUT HAZARDOUS SURF WILL CONTINUE AT LEAST THROUGH.
SURF WILL GRADUALLY FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS ACROSS ALL OF
MICRONESIA...EXCEPT KOSRAE...OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

PMZ181-260500-
MAJURO-
300 AM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

...HIGH SURF WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR EAST FACING REEFS...
...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING REEFS...

SURF HAS FALLEN BELOW DANGEROUS LEVELS OF 15 FEET ON EAST FACING
REEFS OF MAJURO AND ARNO. HOWEVER...HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 13 FEET
WILL CONTINUE ON EAST FACING REEFS THROUGH SATURDAY...BEFORE FALLING
BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS SATURDAY EVENING.

MINOR COASTAL INUNDATION MAY STILL OCCUR ESPECIALLY DURING TIMES OF
HIGH TIDE WHICH OCCUR AT 654 AM THIS MORNING AND 707 PM THIS EVENING.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR EXPOSED REEFS AND BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE
FACING EAST ON MAJURO AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING...
THIS INCLUDES THE EAST FACING EXPOSURES OF ARNO ATOLL AND NORTHWEST
PORTIONS OF MAJURO ATOLL WHERE SURF WILL BE HIGHEST.

$$

PMZ161-171-260500-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-
300 AM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING REEFS...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. SURF WILL SUBSIDE BELOW HAZARDOUS
LEVELS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

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

$$

PMZ172-173-260500-
CHUUK-POHNPEI-
300 AM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING REEFS...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET THIS MORNING IS EXPECTED TO SUBSIDE
BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS THIS AFTERNOON.

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

$$

PMZ174-260500-
KOSRAE-
300 AM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING SHORES...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 9 TO 11 FEET ALONG EAST FACING SHORES IS EXPECTED
TO SUBSIDE 1 TO 2 FEET TODAY...BUT REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS.

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

$$

WILLIAMS





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