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FZMY50 PGUM 181949
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR GUAM AND THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
549 AM CHST SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...TRADE-WIND WAVES AND SWELL WILL MAINTAIN A MODERATE RISK
OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG EAST FACING REEFS FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS. NORTH SWELL WILL ALSO CREATE A MODERATE RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS THROUGH TONIGHT. A MODERATE
RISK OF LIGHTNING EXISTS THROUGH SUNDAY.

$$

GUZ001>004-190900-
GUAM-ROTA-TINIAN-SAIPAN-
549 AM CHST SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...
COASTAL WINDS............SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS..............5 TO 7 FEET.
SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...............6 TO 8 FEET.
SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING REEFS..............2 TO 4 FEET.
SURF ALONG WEST FACING REEFS...............3 TO 5 FEET.
PRIMARY SWELL...............EAST AT 3 TO 5 FEET.
PRIMARY PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL...............NORTH AT AROUND 4 FEET.
SECONDARY PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.

RIP CURRENT RISK.....MODERATE. WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
                     MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. ALWAYS HAVE A
                     FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.

SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE FROM RITIDIAN BUOY...84 DEGREES.
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX...........AROUND 98.

.OUTLOOK...SURF ALONG EAST FACING REEFS WILL BUILD 1 TO 2 FEET AND
SURF ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS WILL DECLINE 1 TO 2 FEET BY SUNDAY
MORNING.

TIDE INFORMATION FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...

AT APRA HARBOR, GUAM...
HIGH TIDE  2.4 FEET AT  9:29 AM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.3 FEET AT  4:37 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.3 FEET AT 11:36 PM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.4 FEET AT  5:08 AM SUNDAY

AT ROTA ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT  9:26 AM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.3 FEET AT  4:31 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT 11:33 PM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.3 FEET AT  5:02 AM SUNDAY

AT TINIAN ISLAND...
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT  9:27 AM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.1 FEET AT  4:14 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE  1.7 FEET AT 11:34 PM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE  0.4 FEET AT  4:45 AM SUNDAY

AT TANAPAG HARBOR, SAIPAN...
HIGH TIDE  2.0 FEET AT  9:19 AM SATURDAY
LOW  TIDE -0.2 FEET AT  4:41 PM SATURDAY
HIGH TIDE  2.2 FEET AT 12:11 AM SUNDAY
LOW  TIDE  1.5 FEET AT  5:30 AM SUNDAY

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