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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
411 PM CHST TUE FEB 20 2018

...BUILDING NORTH SWELL CAUSING LARGER SURF...

.LARGE NORTH SWELL BEHIND A DIFFUSE SHEAR LINE IS BEGINNING TO REACH
THE MARIANAS. AS A RESULT...THE NORTH SWELL WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SURF
TO DEVELOP TONIGHT.

GUZ001>004-202100-
/O.NEW.PGUM.SU.Y.0006.180220T0800Z-180221T2000Z/
/O.NEW.PGUM.RP.S.0006.180220T0800Z-180221T2000Z/
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
411 PM CHST TUE FEB 20 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CHST THURSDAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH 6 AM THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CHST THURSDAY. A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS WILL ALSO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 7 TO 9 FEET ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS WILL PERSIST
THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE BEGINNING TO DECREASE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SURF
IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS EARLY THURSDAY. THE RISK
OF RIP CURRENTS IS ALSO EXPECTED TO FALL TO MODERATE ALONG NORTH
FACING REEFS EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID VENTURING NEAR REEFS AND EXPOSED BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE
FACING NORTH...AS RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING. IF YOU
BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...REMAIN CALM AND SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT.

&&

$$

AYDLETT


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