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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
318 AM CHST THU FEB 21 2019

.OVERVIEW...HUGE SWELL AND WIND WAVES PRODUCED BY TROPICAL STORM
WUTIP WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE DANGEROUS SURF AND COASTAL INUNDATION
ACROSS CHUUK STATE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

PERSISTENT TRADE-WIND SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL PROLONG HAZARDOUS
SURF ON KOSRAE A COUPLE MORE DAYS. SURF ACROSS POHNPEI STATE AND THE
MARSHALL ISLANDS SHOULD FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS LATER THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT RESPECTIVELY.

$$

PMZ172-210500-
CHUUK-
318 AM CHST THU FEB 21 2019

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...
...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL REEFS...
...INUNDATION EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING...

DANGEROUS SURF OF 18 TO 22 FEET ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING SHORES
WILL SPREAD TO SOUTH AND WEST FACING SHORES AND RISE TO BETWEEN 22
AND 25 FEET BY DAWN THIS MORNING. SURF WILL THEN PEAK NEAR 28 FEET
BY MID MORNING. SURF ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING SHORES SHOULD
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THIS AFTERNOON BUT WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH
THIS EVENING. SURF ALONG SOUTH AND WEST FACING SHORES SHOULD ALSO
SUBSIDE LATE THIS AFTERNOON BUT WILL REMAIN DANGEROUS THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

INUNDATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS EXPECTED ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING
SHORES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. INUNDATION UP TO 3 FEET IS LIKELY
ALONG SOUTH AND WEST FACING SHORES THROUGH THIS EVENING. HIGHEST
INUNDATION WILL OCCUR DURING HIDE TIDES.

STAY OUT OF THE WATER. STAY AWAY FROM REEF LINES AND BEACHES ALONG
ALL SHORES. HUGE POUNDING WAVES WILL KNOCK YOU UNCONSCIOUS AND CAUSE
YOU TO DROWN. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING. TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT CROPS AND PROPERTIES ALONG THE WATER FRONT AND STAY AWAY FROM
FLOODED COASTAL ROADS.

$$

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