High surf advisory remains in effect

Posted on Mar 04 2014

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Due to weather conditions been generated by Tropical Storm Faxai, small craft and high surf advisories will remain in effect until Wednesday, based on information received from the National Weather Service in Tiyan, Guam.

According to the CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Faxai remains southeast of the Marianas and is moving toward the north at 6 mph.

As of 1pm Monday afternoon, the center of Faxai was about 335 miles east-southeast of Rota, and 345 miles southeast of Tinian and Saipan.

Faxai is expected to curve to the north-northeast and accelerate through today, Tuesday. Faxai is forecast to pass east of Guam late last night and Saipan Tuesday morning.

Maximum sustained winds remain at 50 mph. Faxai is expected to intensify slowly during the next 36 hours. Tropical storm force winds extend outward from the center up to 70 miles.

There is no tropical storm watches or warnings in effect for the Marianas

More information is available at NOAA weather radio broadcast on 162.5 megahertz, or call CNMI EOC dispatch center at 237-8000 or 211, and for the Northern Islands to contact CNMI EOC dispatch center at high frequency single side band radio on frequency 5.205.0.

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