Public warned of high surf


Based on information received from the National Weather Service in Tiyan, Guam, and compiled at the CNMI Emergency Operations Center, combined seas of 9 to 12 feet and fresh to strong winds will maintain hazardous for operators of small craft the next couple of days. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms associated with the shear line will continue over the far southern coastal waters of Guam tonight.

A high surf advisory remains in effect until 6pm Saturday.

Surf will be hazardous at 9 to 11 feet along north facing reefs through Saturday before gradually decreasing Saturday afternoon.

A small craft advisory remains in effect until 6pm Saturday.

Combined seas of 9 to 12 feet and fresh to strong winds will produce hazardous conditions for operators of small craft. Conditions will remain hazardous through at least Saturday.

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should avoid sailing in these conditions. Avoid venturing out to exposed reef lines and beaches especially along north facing shores as rip currents will be life threatening. (EOC)

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