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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
234 PM SST MON DEC 22 2014

ASZ001>003-231345-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
234 PM SST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL SATURDAY...

* SURF...HAZARDOUS SURFS WILL PEAK TO 14 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY...THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH TO 8 TO 10 FEET WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT.

* TIMING...UNTIL SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURFS 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.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
230 AOAULI ASO GAFUA TESEMA 22 2014

...FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA...

* GALU...O GALU MAUALULUGA E OO ATU I LE 14 FUTU I LE PO NANEI
  SE`IA OO I LE ASO LULU O LE AAFIA AI PEA TALAFATAI O LE ATUNUU.
  O NEI GALU O LE A GASOLO INA FAAITIITIA I LE 8 I LE 10 FUTU I LE
  PO O LE ASO LULU.

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

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...E MAUALULUGA GALU 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 MA E ONO SOLO AI NISI O VAEGA O LE
MATAFAGA.

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 AM CHST TUE DEC 23 2014

.OVERVIEW...STRONG TO NEAR-GALE FORCE TRADE WINDS ACROSS THE PACIFIC
HAVE GENERATED LARGE SWELL AND WIND WAVES ACROSS MICRONESIA. AS A
RESULT...HAZARDOUS SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL PERSIST ACROSS
CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES. SURF WILL BE DANGEROUS ALONG EAST
FACING REEFS OF ARNO ATOLL IN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS...BUT SURF ON
MAJURO WILL REMAIN AT HAZARDOUS LEVELS DUE TO THE BLOCKING OF SWELL
AND WAVE ENERGY BY ARNO.

$$

PMZ172-173-230500-
CHUUK-POHNPEI-
300 AM CHST TUE DEC 23 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING REEFS...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 11 TO 14 FEET IS EXPECTED ALONG EAST FACING SHORES
THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVE MODELS INDICATE SWELL WILL
BEGIN TO SLOWLY SUBSIDE THURSDAY WITH SURF FALLING BELOW HAZARDOUS
LEVELS AS EARLY AS THURSDAY NIGHT.

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

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
300 AM CHST TUE DEC 23 2014

.OVERVIEW...STRONG TO NEAR-GALE FORCE TRADE WINDS ACROSS THE PACIFIC
HAVE GENERATED LARGE SWELL AND WIND WAVES ACROSS MICRONESIA. AS A
RESULT...HAZARDOUS SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES WILL PERSIST ACROSS
CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES. SURF WILL BE DANGEROUS ALONG EAST
FACING REEFS OF ARNO ATOLL IN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS...BUT SURF ON
MAJURO WILL REMAIN AT HAZARDOUS LEVELS DUE TO THE BLOCKING OF SWELL
AND WAVE ENERGY BY ARNO.

$$

PMZ174-230500-
KOSRAE-
300 AM CHST TUE DEC 23 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING SHORES...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 9 TO 11 FEET ALONG EAST FACING SHORES TODAY IS
EXPECTED TO BUILD FURTHER TO BETWEEN 10 AND 12 FEET BY TONIGHT...AND
REMAIN AT THESE LEVELS THROUGH THURSDAY. SURF WILL SUBSIDE FRIDAY...
BUT REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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

$$

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