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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM SANBA (02W) LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
801 AM CHST MON FEB 12 2018

...TROPICAL STORM SANBA MOVING AWAY FROM PALAU...

.NEW INFORMATION...
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR
PEOPLE ON KOROR AND KAYANGEL IN THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR KOROR AND KAYANGEL IN THE REPUBLIC OF
PALAU HAS BEEN CANCELLED. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS HAVE ENDED.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM SANBA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 7.5 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 132.5 DEGREES
EAST.

ABOUT 155 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF KAYANGEL PALAU
      130 MILES WEST OF KOROR PALAU

TROPICAL STORM SANBA IS MOVING WEST AT 13 MPH WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS OF 40 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL STORM SANBA IS MOVING WEST AT 13 MPH...AND AWAY FROM KOROR.
SANBA HAS MAINTAINED 40 MPH INTENSITY OVERNIGHT BUT IS EXPECTED TO
SLOWLY INTENSIFY LATER TODAY WELL WEST OF KOROR.

...KOROR AND KAYANGEL...

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT AND AVOID INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL AT
LEAST THROUGH THIS MORNING. SERVICES COULD BE DISRUPTED FOR A FEW
DAYS ON AFFECTED ISLANDS. HEED DIRECTIONS GIVEN BY EMERGENCY
OFFICIALS.

...WIND INFORMATION...
SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH SOME OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT IN
SHOWERS THIS MORNING WILL DECREASE TO BETWEEN 10 AND 20 KT AFTER
NOON. WINDS WILL DECREASE FURTHER AS SANBA MOVES FARTHER AWAY.

...STORM SURGE AND SURF INFORMATION...
SURF OF 9 TO 11 FT ON EAST FACING REEFS WILL SUBSIDE TO BETWEEN 7 AND
10 FT BY LATE MORNING.

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W. AYDLETT


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