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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
235 AM SST TUE JAN 27 2015

ASZ001>003-280145-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
235 AM SST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTH FACING SHORES...

* SURF...A LARGE NORTH SWELL PRODUCING HAZARDOUS SURFS OF UP TO 12
  FEET WILL PEAK TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH ANOTHER NORTHWEST
  SWELL EXPECTED TO REACH COASTAL WATERS BY THURSDAY. SURFS WILL
  SUBSIDE BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS SUNDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES...ESPECIALLY ALONG NORTH
  FACING SHORES...AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY INDICATES LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL AFFECT
BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION. ALSO...IT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO
FISH OR OBSERVE WAVES FROM THE SHORELINE DURING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS.
UNWARY BEACH WALKERS CAN BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD AS WAVES SUDDENLY
RACE FARTHER UP THE BEACH THAN NORMAL.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
230 VAVEAO ASO LUA IANUARI 27 2015

...O LOO FAAAUAU PEA FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA...

* GALU...O GALU MAUALULUGA E LATA I LE 12 FUTU O LE A AAFIA AI PEA
  TALAFATAI I MATU O LE ATUNUU SE`IA OO ATU I LE ASO SA.

* TAIMI...SE`IA OO ATU I LE ASO SA.

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...E MAUALULUGA GALU...AE MAISE I TALAFATAI I MATU
  O LE ATUNUU...MA E MALOLOSI AAVE O LE SAMI.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA E FAAILOA MAI AI LE MALOLOSI MA LE
TETELE O GALU O LE A AAFIA AI GATAIFALE MA MATAFAGA...MA O LE A
MALOLOSI AAVE O LE SAMI E ONO SOLO AI NISI O VAEGA O LE MATAFAGA.
ONA O LE SIISII O TULAGA O PEAU O LE SAMI...E FAUTUA ATU AI LE MAMALU LAUTELE
MA LE AU FAI FAIVA INA IA FAAUTAGIA MAI LENEI FAUTUAGA ONA O LE
MAUALULUGA O GALU UA IAI NEI.

$$

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