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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
529 PM CHST TUE JUL 16 2019

.OVERVIEW...LATEST SATELLITE DERIVED SEA HEIGHTS DATA SUGGEST
RESIDUAL SOUTHWEST SWELL HAS DECLINED FURTHER ACROSS THE REPUBLIC OF
PALAU AND WESTERN YAP STATE THIS EVENING. THIS SHOULD ALLOW SURF TO
DROP BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS LATE TONIGHT.

$$

PMZ161-171-161900-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-
529 PM CHST TUE JUL 16 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH AND WEST FACING
REEFS...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET ALONG SOUTH AND WEST FACING SHORES
WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS LATE TONIGHT.

AVOID VENTURING OUT ALONG SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS AND BEACHES.
LARGE BREAKING WAVES CAN KNOCK YOU DOWN AND CAUSE SERIOUS INJURIES...
ALSO STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

$$

CHAN

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
407 PM CHST TUE JUL 16 2019

...MONSOON SURGE PRODUCING HAZARDOUS SURF IN THE MARIANAS...

.LARGE SOUTHWEST SWELL PRODUCED BY A MONSOON WIND SURGE WILL
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH
TONIGHT.

GUZ001>004-162000-
/O.EXT.PGUM.SU.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-190716T2000Z/
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
407 PM CHST TUE JUL 16 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS UNTIL
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

HAZARDOUS SURF OF 7 TO 9 FEET WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE TONIGHT AND
COULD FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

AVOID VENTURING OUT ALONG SOUTH AND WEST FACING REEFS AND
BEACHES. LARGE BREAKING WAVES CAN KNOCK YOU DOWN AND CAUSE
SERIOUS INJURIES... ALSO STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING. IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT.

&&

$$

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