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Surf Zone Forecast for the Mariana Islands
National Weather Service Tiyan GU
600 AM ChST Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Large southwest swell will produce hazardous surf and a
high risk of rip currents along west and south facing reefs. There
is a moderate risk of lightning the next few days.

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GUZ001>004-190945-
Guam-Rota-Tinian-Saipan-
600 AM ChST Thu Oct 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CHST TUESDAY ALONG SOUTH
AND WEST FACING REEFS...

.TODAY...
Coastal Winds............Northwest at 15 to 20 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............3 to 5 feet.
Surf along East  facing reefs............3 to 5 feet.
Surf along South facing reefs............8 to 10 feet.
Surf along West  facing reefs............10 to 13 feet.
Primary swell...............Southwest at 8 to 10 feet.
Primary period..............14 seconds.
Secondary swell...............Northeast at around 3 feet.
Secondary period..............10 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...85 Degrees.
Maximum afternoon heat index...........Around 96.

.OUTLOOK...Surf will remain hazardous along west facing reefs for the
next few days. Along south facing reefs, surf will likely fall below
hazardous levels on Saturday.

Tide information for the next 24 hours...

At Apra Harbor, Guam...
High tide  2.3 feet at  7:15 AM Thursday
Low  tide  0.6 feet at  1:22 PM Thursday
High tide  2.4 feet at  7:12 PM Thursday
Low  tide  0.2 feet at  1:50 AM Friday

At Rota Island...
High tide  2.2 feet at  7:12 AM Thursday
Low  tide  0.6 feet at  1:16 PM Thursday
High tide  2.3 feet at  7:09 PM Thursday
Low  tide  0.2 feet at  1:44 AM Friday

At Tinian Island...
High tide  1.7 feet at  7:13 AM Thursday
Low  tide  0.2 feet at 12:59 PM Thursday
High tide  1.8 feet at  7:10 PM Thursday
Low  tide  0.1 feet at  1:27 AM Friday

At Tanapag Harbor, Saipan...
High tide  2.1 feet at  7:33 AM Thursday
Low  tide  0.7 feet at  1:28 PM Thursday
High tide  2.2 feet at  7:27 PM Thursday
Low  tide  0.2 feet at  1:56 AM Friday

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