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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
457 PM CHST TUE FEB 18 2020

.SURF HEIGHTS AS HIGH AS 9 OR 10 FEET ALONG EAST FACING REEFS WILL
PRODUCE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THE REST OF THE WEEK.

GUZ001>004-182100-
/O.CON.PGUM.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-200223T2000Z/
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
457 PM CHST TUE FEB 18 2020

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL REMAIN HIGH ALONG EAST FACING REEFS
OF THE MARIANAS THROUGH AT LEAST SUNDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

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