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FZMY50 PGUM 171954
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR THE MARIANA ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
554 AM CHST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG ALL
EXCEPT SOUTH FACING REEFS THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY.

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GUZ001>004-181100-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
554 AM CHST WED JAN 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CHST FRIDAY ALONG
SOUTH FACING AND EAST FACING REEFS.....

.TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............WINDY. NORTHEAST AT 20 TO 30 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............9 TO 12 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............9 TO 12 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............2 TO 4 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............8 TO 10 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............NORTHEAST AT 7 TO 9 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............EAST 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...83 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 91.

.OUTLOOK...SURF WILL DIMINISH 1 FOOT ON ALL EXCEPT SOUTH FACING REEFS
THURSDAY.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
HIGH TIDE  2.3 FEET AT 12:18 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.9 FEET AT  6:50 PM WEDNESDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.8 FEET AT 11:54 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.6 FEET AT  6:16 AM THURSDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT 12:15 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.9 FEET AT  6:44 PM WEDNESDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT 11:51 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.6 FEET AT  6:10 AM THURSDAY

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT 12:16 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT  6:27 PM WEDNESDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.3 FEET AT 11:52 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.2 FEET AT  5:53 AM THURSDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
HIGH TIDE  2.1 FEET AT 12:45 PM WEDNESDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.0 FEET AT  7:17 PM WEDNESDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.5 FEET AT 12:21 AM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.7 FEET AT  6:23 AM THURSDAY

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