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FZMY50 PGUM 271941
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR GUAM AND THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
541 AM CHST WED SEP 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS...THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG NORTH
AND EAST FACING REEFS OF TINIAN AND SAIPAN THROUGH THURSDAY.
OTHERWISE THE RISK WILL BE MODERATE. THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF
LIGHTNING IN TINIAN AND SAIPAN THROUGH THURSDAY. THERE WILL BE A
MODERATE RISK OF LIGHTNING IN GUAM AND ROTA TODAY WHICH WILL
BECOME A HIGH RISK BY THURSDAY.

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GUZ001-002-281045-
GUAM-ROTA-
541 AM CHST WED SEP 28 2016

.TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............NORTHWEST AT AROUND 10 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............3 TO 5 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..............10 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............WEST AT AROUND 3 FEET.
SECONDARY PERIOD..............12 SECONDS.


RIP CURRENT RISK.....MODERATE. WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
                     MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. ALWAYS HAVE A
                     FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.

SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE AT RITIDIAN BUOY...86 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 97.

.OUTLOOK...SURF WILL BUILD 1 FOOT ON ALL REEFS THURSDAY.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
LOW  TIDE  0.2 FEET AT 11:56 AM WEDNESDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.3 FEET AT  6:30 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.8 FEET AT 12:33 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT  6:09 AM THURSDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
LOW  TIDE  0.2 FEET AT 11:50 AM WEDNESDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT  6:27 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.8 FEET AT 12:27 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.1 FEET AT  6:06 AM THURSDAY

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GUZ003-004-281045-
TINIAN-SAIPAN-
541 AM CHST WED SEP 28 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CHST THURSDAY ALONG
NORTH AND EAST FACING REEFS...

.TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............6 TO 9 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............9 TO 12 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............4 TO 6 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............3 TO 5 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............EAST AT 3 TO 6 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............WEST AT AROUND 3 FEET.
SECONDARY PERIOD..............12 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...86 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 97.

.OUTLOOK...SURF WILL BUILD 1 FOOT ON WEST FACING REEFS AND 2 FEET
ON SOUTH FACING REEFS THURSDAY.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
LOW  TIDE  0.1 FEET AT 11:33 AM WEDNESDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT  6:28 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT 12:10 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.6 FEET AT  6:07 AM THURSDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT 12:01 PM WEDNESDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.1 FEET AT  6:44 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.8 FEET AT 12:36 AM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.0 FEET AT  6:25 AM THURSDAY

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