Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Pago Pago

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
248 AM SST WED FEB 22 2017

ASZ001>003-230300-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
248 AM SST WED FEB 22 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM SST THURSDAY...

* SURF...LARGE SURFS OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TO 7 TO
  9 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT. THIS IS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF LARGE
  WEST AND NORTHWEST SWELLS.

* TIMING...UNTIL 3 PM SST THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...VERY STRONG CURRENTS AND HAZARDOUS SURFS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY INDICATES LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL AFFECT
BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION. ALSO...IT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO
FISH OR OBSERVE WAVES FROM THE SHORELINE DURING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS.
UNWARY BEACH WALKERS CAN BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD AS WAVES SUDDENLY
RACE FARTHER UP THE BEACH THAN NORMAL.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
248 VAVEAO ASO LULU FEPUARI 22 2017

...O LOO FAAAUAU LE FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA SEIA OO I LE 3 I
LE AOAULI O LE ASO TOFI...

* GALU...O GALU E 10 I LE 12 FUTU O LE A AAFIA AI GATAIFALE O LE
  ATUNUU...SEIA OO INA FAAITIITIA I LE 7 I LE 9 FUTU I LE PO O LE
  ASO TOFI.

* TAIMI...SE`IA OO ATU I LE 3 I LE AOAULI O LE ASO TOFI.

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...E MAUALULUGA GALU MA MALOLOSI LE AAVE O LE SAMI.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA E FAAILOA ATU AI LE MALOLOSI MA LE
TETELE O GALU O LE A AAFIA AI GATAIFALE MA MATAFAGA. E FAUTUAINA LE
MAMALU LAUTELE MA LE AU FAI FAIVA INA IA FAAUTAGIA MAI LENEI FAUTUAGA.

$$

CB/JT






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