Tropical Storm Sanvu moved away from the Marianas yesterday, but waves and surf along west facing reefs remained hazardous last night until and expected to diminish below hazardous levels this morning, Thursday.
In a special marine advisory yesterday, Gov. Ralph DLG Torres advised the general public to avoid venturing out to exposed reef lines and beaches as rip currents will be life threatening.
Torres said there is a high risk of rip currents along west facing reefs.
According to the U.S National Weather Service in Guam, waves and surf along west facing reefs will remain hazardous at 7 to 9 feet until 6am today on Saipan and Tinian.
“Surf will remain at hazardous levels through Thursday morning,” NWS said.