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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR GUAM AND THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
719 AM CHST THU OCT 23 2014

UPDATED LIGHTNING RISK FOR GUAM AND ROTA THIS MORNING

.SYNOPSIS...LONG-PERIOD NORTH TO NORTHEAST SWELL WILL PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG NORTH FACING
SHORES FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THERE WILL BE A MODERATE RISK OF
LIGHTNING ON GUAM AND ROTA THIS MORNING.

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GUZ001>004-230900-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
719 AM CHST THU OCT 23 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CHST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............EAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............6 TO 9 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............5 TO 8 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............1 TO 3 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............1 TO 3 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............NORTH AT 5 TO 7 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............11 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............EAST AROUND 2 FEET.
SECONDARY PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.

RIP CURRENT RISK.....HIGH. POUNDING SURF WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS RIP
                     CURRENTS AT REEFS AND BEACHES. STAY OUT OF THE
                     WATER.

SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE FROM RITIDIAN BUOY...85 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 96.

.OUTLOOK...SURF MAY BRIEFLY FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS THURSDAY
NIGHT BUT LONG-PERIOD NORTHEAST SWELL WILL INCREASE ON FRIDAY AND
HELP MAINTAIN HAZARDOUS SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS THROUGH
SATURDAY.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
HIGH TIDE  2.3 FEET AT  7:21 AM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.9 FEET AT  1:14 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.4 FEET AT  6:54 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.0 FEET AT  1:38 AM FRIDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  2.1 FEET AT  7:18 AM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.8 FEET AT  1:08 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT  6:51 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.0 FEET AT  1:32 AM FRIDAY

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT  7:19 AM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT 12:51 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.8 FEET AT  6:52 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.0 FEET AT  1:15 AM FRIDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
HIGH TIDE  2.0 FEET AT  7:36 AM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.9 FEET AT  1:07 PM THURSDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.1 FEET AT  7:02 PM THURSDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.2 FEET AT  1:38 AM FRIDAY

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