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Surf Zone Forecast for the Mariana Islands
National Weather Service Tiyan GU
413 PM ChST Sat Jan 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...There is a high risk of rip currents along
east facing reefs through the middle of next week.

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GUZ001>004-202200-
Guam-Rota-Tinian-Saipan-
413 PM ChST Sat Jan 20 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON
ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...

.TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
Coastal Winds............Northeast at 10 to 20 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............4 to 6 feet.
Surf along East  facing reefs............6 to 9 feet.
Surf along South facing reefs............2 to 4 feet.
Surf along West  facing reefs............1 to 2 feet.
Primary swell...............East at 2 to 6 feet.
Primary period..............10 seconds.
Secondary swell.............Northeast at around 2 feet.
Secondary period............12 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 97.

.OUTLOOK...Little change through Monday.

Tide information for the next 24 hours...

At Apra Harbor, Guam...
High tide  2.2 feet at  9:05 PM Saturday
Low  tide -0.1 feet at  4:07 AM Sunday
High tide  2.4 feet at 11:00 AM Sunday
Low  tide  1.3 feet at  4:54 PM Sunday

At Rota Island...
High tide  2.1 feet at  9:02 PM Saturday
Low  tide -0.1 feet at  4:01 AM Sunday
High tide  2.2 feet at 10:57 AM Sunday
Low  tide  1.2 feet at  4:48 PM Sunday

At Tinian Island...
High tide  1.6 feet at  9:03 PM Saturday
Low  tide -0.0 feet at  3:44 AM Sunday
High tide  1.8 feet at 10:58 AM Sunday
Low  tide  0.4 feet at  4:31 PM Sunday

At Tanapag Harbor, Saipan...
High tide  1.9 feet at  8:56 PM Saturday
Low  tide -0.0 feet at  4:05 AM Sunday
High tide  2.1 feet at 11:20 AM Sunday
Low  tide  1.3 feet at  4:52 PM Sunday

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