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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 PM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERVIEW...STRONG TRADE WINDS ACROSS THE PACIFIC CONTINUE TO
GENERATE LARGE SWELL AND WIND WAVES IN MICRONESIA. AS A RESULT...
HAZARDOUS SURF WILL PERSIST ALONG EAST FACING SHORES OF KOROR...
YAP...KOSRAE AND MAJURO AT LEAST THROUGH SATURDAY. SURF WILL
GRADUALLY FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS ACROSS ALL OF MICRONESIA...
EXCEPT KOSRAE...OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

PMZ172-173-261700-
CHUUK-POHNPEI-
300 PM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING REEFS IS CANCELLED...

WAVE MODELS AND SATELLITE ALTIMETRY INDICATE THAT SURF HAS FALLEN
BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS.

CONTINUE TO AVOID VENTURING NEAR EXPOSED REEFS AND BEACHES...
ESPECIALLY THOSE FACING EAST AS RIP CURRENTS CAN STILL BE LIFE
THREATENING.

$$


PMZ181-261700-
MAJURO-
300 PM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING REEFS...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 13 FEET WILL CONTINUE ON EAST FACING REEFS
THROUGH SATURDAY...BEFORE FALLING BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS SATURDAY
EVENING.

MINOR COASTAL INUNDATION MAY STILL OCCUR ESPECIALLY DURING TIMES OF
HIGH TIDE AROUND 707 PM THIS EVENING.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR EXPOSED REEFS AND BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE
FACING EAST ON MAJURO AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING...
THIS INCLUDES THE EAST FACING EXPOSURES OF ARNO ATOLL AND NORTHWEST
PORTIONS OF MAJURO ATOLL WHERE SURF WILL BE HIGHEST.

$$

PMZ161-171-261700-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-
300 PM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING REEFS...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. SURF WILL SUBSIDE BELOW HAZARDOUS
LEVELS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR EXPOSED REEFS AND BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE
FACING EAST AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

$$

PMZ174-261700-
KOSRAE-
300 PM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING SHORES...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET ALONG EAST FACING SHORES IS EXPECTED
TO REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

AVOID VENTURING NEAR EXPOSED REEFS AND BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE
FACING EAST AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

$$

DEVITA






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