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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
826 AM CHST TUE MAR 31 2015

...TYPHOON MAYSAK CAUSING HAZARDOUS WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS ACROSS
MARIANAS WATERS...

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG WINDS TO THE NORTH OF TYPHOON MAYSAK WILL
COMBINE WITH WAVES AND SWELL FROM THE TYPHOON TO MAINTAIN
HAZARDOUS SEAS ACROSS GUAM WATERS TODAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE
SLIGHTLY LOWER ACROSS ROTA...TINIAN AND SAIPAN WATERS BUT WILL BE
HAZARDOUS TO OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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GUAM COASTAL WATERS-
826 AM CHST TUE MAR 31 2015

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CHST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
CHST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN HAS UPGRADED THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY TO A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING FOR GUAM WATERS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CHST THIS EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL
REMAIN IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CHST WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS AND HAZARDOUS SEA
  HEIGHTS OF 13 TO 16 FEET WILL CONTINUE TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL
BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES
SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL
HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID BOATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. IF TRAVEL BY
BOAT IS NECESSARY EXERCISE CAUTION...ESPECIALLY NEAR REEF LINES
AND WHEN ENTERING OR LEAVING HARBORS AND INLETS.

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