Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
330 PM CHST WED FEB 26 2020

.SURF HEIGHTS OF 7 TO 9 FEET WILL MAINTAIN DANGEROUS AND FREQUENT
RIP CURRENTS ALONG EAST FACING REEFS TONIGHT. THE HIGH RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS IS EXPECTED TO FALL TO MODERATE IN RESPONSE TO DECREASING
TRADE-WIND SWELL.

GUZ001>004-262000-
/O.CON.PGUM.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-200226T2000Z/
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
330 PM CHST WED FEB 26 2020

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH TONIGHT...

* WHAT...DANGEROUS AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.

* WHERE...EAST FACING REEFS OF THE MARIANAS.

* WHEN...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP EVEN THE BEST SWIMMERS AWAY FROM
  SHORE INTO DEEPER WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING ALONG EAST FACING REEFS.
IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...REMAIN CALM. SWIM OUT OF A
RIP CURRENT BY SWIMMING PARALLEL TO SHORE... THEN BACK TOWARD THE
BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP
CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$

AYDLETT


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