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Surf Zone Forecast for the Mariana Islands
National Weather Service Tiyan GU
508 PM ChST Fri Apr 20 2018

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

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GUZ001>004-202100-
Guam-Rota-Tinian-Saipan-
508 PM ChST Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...
Coastal Winds............Northeast at 10 to 20 mph.
Surf along North facing reefs............3 to 5 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...83 Degrees.

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

.OUTLOOK...Surf will decrease by one to two feet on
east facing reefs Saturday night.

Tide information for the next 24 hours...

At Apra Harbor, Guam...
High tide  2.3 feet at 12:04 AM Saturday
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

At Rota Island...
High tide  2.2 feet at 12:01 AM Saturday
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

At Tinian Island...
High tide  1.7 feet at 12:02 AM Saturday
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

At Tanapag Harbor, Saipan...
High tide  2.2 feet at 12:41 AM Saturday
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

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