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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
354 PM CHST SUN APR 5 2020


GUZ001>004-052100-
/O.CON.PGUM.RP.S.0012.000000T0000Z-200406T0800Z/
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
354 PM CHST SUN APR 5 2020

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...DANGEROUS AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.

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

* WHEN...THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING
FOR HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE
QUICKLY.

&&

$$

ZIOBRO




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