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Surf Zone Forecast for the Mariana Islands
National Weather Service Tiyan GU
340 PM ChST Sat Apr 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...The risk of rip currents will be high along east facing
reefs tonight and Sunday, falling to moderate Sunday night.

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GUZ001>004-212045-
Guam-Rota-Tinian-Saipan-
340 PM ChST Sat Apr 21 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SUNDAY ALONG EAST FACING
REEFS...

.TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
Coastal Winds............East at 10 to 20 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............1 to 3 feet.
Surf along East  facing reefs............7 to 9 feet.
Surf along South facing reefs............1 to 3 feet.
Surf along West  facing reefs............1 to 2 feet.
Primary swell...............East at 5 to 7 feet.
Primary period..............11 seconds.

Rip current risk.....High. Large waves will produce strong rip
                     currents, especially along narrow reefs and
                     beaches. If caught in a rip current, swim
                     parallel to the beach rather than against the
                     current.

Sea surface temperature at Ritidian buoy...84 Degrees.

Maximum afternoon heat index...........Around 96.

.OUTLOOK...Surf is expected to decrease by 1 to 2 feet Sunday night,
dropping the risk of rip currents to moderate.

Tide information for the next 24 hours...

At Apra Harbor, Guam...
Low  tide -0.3 feet at  5:55 PM Saturday
High tide  2.3 feet at  1:16 AM Sunday
Low  tide  1.5 feet at  6:41 AM Sunday
High tide  2.2 feet at 11:21 AM Sunday

At Rota Island...
Low  tide -0.3 feet at  5:49 PM Saturday
High tide  2.1 feet at  1:13 AM Sunday
Low  tide  1.4 feet at  6:35 AM Sunday
High tide  2.0 feet at 11:18 AM Sunday

At Tinian Island...
Low  tide -0.1 feet at  5:32 PM Saturday
High tide  1.7 feet at  1:14 AM Sunday
Low  tide  0.5 feet at  6:18 AM Sunday
High tide  1.6 feet at 11:19 AM Sunday

At Tanapag Harbor, Saipan...
Low  tide -0.2 feet at  6:03 PM Saturday
High tide  2.2 feet at  1:47 AM Sunday
Low  tide  1.5 feet at  7:22 AM Sunday
High tide  1.9 feet at 11:26 AM Sunday

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