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FZMY50 PGUM 162016
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR THE MARIANA ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
616 AM CHST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG
NORTH FACING REEFS OF THE MARIANAS THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE
HIGH RISK COULD THEN MIGRATE TOWARD EAST FACING REEFS. THERE
WILL ALSO BE A MODERATE RISK OF LIGHTNING THROUGH AT LEAST
WEDNESDAY.

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GUZ001>004-171130-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
616 AM CHST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CHST FRIDAY ALONG
NORTH FACING...

.TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............BREEZY. NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............10 TO 14 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............8 TO 10 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............2 TO 4 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............6 TO 8 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............NORTH AT 7 TO 10 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............11 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...84 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 92.

.OUTLOOK...SURF WILL DIMINISH 2 TO 4 FEET ON NORTH FACING REEFS
WEDNESDAY WHILE BUILDING 2 TO 4 FEET ON EAST FACING REEFS.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
HIGH TIDE  2.4 FEET AT 11:42 AM TUESDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.1 FEET AT  5:54 PM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.9 FEET AT 10:50 PM TUESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT  5:34 AM WEDNESDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  2.3 FEET AT 11:39 AM TUESDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.0 FEET AT  5:48 PM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.8 FEET AT 10:47 PM TUESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.3 FEET AT  5:28 AM WEDNESDAY

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  1.8 FEET AT 11:40 AM TUESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.4 FEET AT  5:31 PM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.4 FEET AT 10:48 PM TUESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.1 FEET AT  5:11 AM WEDNESDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT 12:08 PM TUESDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.1 FEET AT  6:16 PM TUESDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT 11:08 PM TUESDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.4 FEET AT  5:40 AM WEDNESDAY

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