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FZMY50 PGUM 241740
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR THE MARIANA ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
340 AM CHST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...NORTH SWELL WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK
OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS TODAY. SURF SHOULD FALL
BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

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GUZ001>004-250845-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
340 AM CHST SAT FEB 25 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CHST THIS AFTERNOON
ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS...

.TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............EAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............7 TO 9 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............5 TO 7 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............2 TO 4 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............3 TO 5 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............EAST AT 3 TO 5 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............8 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............NORTH AT AROUND 5 FEET.
SECONDARY PERIOD..............14 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 94.

.OUTLOOK...SURF WILL FALL 1 TO 2 FEET TO BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS
ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE RIP CURRENT RISK
WILL BECOME MODERATE.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
HIGH TIDE  2.3 FEET AT  7:39 AM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.2 FEET AT  1:15 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.4 FEET AT  6:32 PM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.3 FEET AT  1:30 AM SUNDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT  7:36 AM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.1 FEET AT  1:09 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT  6:29 PM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.2 FEET AT  1:24 AM SUNDAY

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT  7:37 AM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.4 FEET AT 12:52 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.8 FEET AT  6:30 PM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.1 FEET AT  1:07 AM SUNDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
HIGH TIDE  2.1 FEET AT  7:50 AM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.2 FEET AT  1:03 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.1 FEET AT  6:34 PM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.1 FEET AT  1:26 AM SUNDAY

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