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

.SYNOPSIS...There is a high risk of rip currents along east facing
reefs through tonight and a moderate risk of rip currents along
north facing reefs for the next few days.

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GUZ001>004-210800-
Guam-Rota-Tinian-Saipan-
347 AM ChST Sat Apr 21 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT ALONG EAST FACING
REEFS...

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...
Coastal Winds............East at 10 to 20 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............3 to 5 feet.
Surf along East  facing reefs............7 to 10 feet.
Surf along South facing reefs............1 to 3 feet.
Surf along West  facing reefs............1 to 2 feet.
Primary swell...............East at 4 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...83 Degrees.
Maximum afternoon heat index...........Around 96.

.OUTLOOK...Surf will decrease by one to two feet on east facing
reefs by Sunday morning.

Tide information for the next 24 hours...

At Apra Harbor, Guam...
Low  tide  1.4 feet at  5:35 AM Saturday
High tide  2.3 feet at 10:30 AM Saturday
Low  tide -0.3 feet at  5:55 PM Saturday
High tide  2.3 feet at  1:16 AM Sunday

At Rota Island...
Low  tide  1.3 feet at  5:29 AM Saturday
High tide  2.1 feet at 10:27 AM Saturday
Low  tide -0.3 feet at  5:49 PM Saturday
High tide  2.1 feet at  1:13 AM Sunday

At Tinian Island...
Low  tide  0.5 feet at  5:12 AM Saturday
High tide  1.7 feet at 10:28 AM Saturday
Low  tide -0.1 feet at  5:32 PM Saturday
High tide  1.7 feet at  1:14 AM Sunday

At Tanapag Harbor, Saipan...
Low  tide  1.5 feet at  6:03 AM Saturday
High tide  1.9 feet at 10:24 AM Saturday
Low  tide -0.2 feet at  6:03 PM Saturday
High tide  2.2 feet at  1:47 AM Sunday

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