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High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
312 PM CHST WED SEP 28 2016

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION CHABA (21) WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS SURF AND A
HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR NORTH AND EAST FACING OF TINIAN AND
SAIPAN THROUGH THURSDAY.

GUZ003-004-282130-
/O.CON.PGUM.SU.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-160929T0800Z/
TINIAN-SAIPAN-
312 PM CHST WED SEP 28 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CHST THURSDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...SURF WILL BUILD TO 9 TO 12 FEET ALONG EAST
  FACING REEFS...AND 7 TO 9 FEET ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS TONIGHT
  AND THURSDAY. SURF WILL SUBSIDE BY THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE SURF WILL RAISE THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TO  HIGH.
  THERE COULD ALSO BE MINOR BEACH EROSION ALONG SUSCEPTIBLE COAST
  LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
322 PM CHST WED SEP 28 2016

PMZ151>154-282030-
/O.CON.PGUM.SC.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-160929T0800Z/
GUAM COASTAL WATERS-ROTA COASTAL WATERS-TINIAN COASTAL WATERS-
SAIPAN COASTAL WATERS-
322 PM CHST WED SEP 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CHST
THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CHST THURSDAY.

FOR TINIAN AND SAIPAN WATERS...WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS WILL BUILD TO
BETWEEN 8 AND 10 FEET TONIGHT WITH HEIGHTS UP TO 12 FEET POSSIBLE
IN NORTHERN SAIPAN WATERS.

FOR GUAM AND ROTA WATERS...WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS WILL REACH
25 KNOTS AT TIMES TONIGHT. COMBINED SEAS WILL BUILD TO BETWEEN
7 AND 9 FEET TONIGHT WITH HEIGHTS UP TO 10 FEET AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID SAILING IN THESE CONDITIONS. CAUTION
SHOULD BE EXERCISED WHEN ENTERING HARBORS OR INLETS AND ALONG
REEF LINES.

&&

$$


Flood Watch


FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
142 PM CHST WED SEP 28 2016

.THE PASSAGE OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION CHABA (21W) MAY RESULT IN
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING IN THE MARIANAS.

GUZ001>004-281145-
/O.NEW.PGUM.FA.A.0001.160928T0342Z-160929T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
142 PM CHST WED SEP 28 2016

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR GUAM...ROTA...TINIAN AND SAIPAN.

* THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS FROM TROPICAL
  DEPRESSION CHABA. AS IT PASSES THROUGH THE MARIANAS TONIGHT
  THROUGH THURSDAY...RAINFALL OF 4 TO 8 INCHES IS POSSIBLE WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* RAINFALL OF THIS MAGNITUDE WOULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODS...
  ESPECIALLY IN FLOOD-PRONE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS.
THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE
ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

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