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High Surf Advisory in effect through weekend

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory for Guam that kicks into effect at 6 tonight and will remain in effect until 10 in the morning Sunday.  According to the NWS the surf is expected to become hazardous at seven to nine feet along north facing reefs rising to 8-10' Friday and Friday night.

The public is advised to avoid venturing near exposed reefs and beaches, especially those along north facing reefs as rip currents are life threatening.

Meanwhile, a Small Craft Advisory will also go into effect at 6 tonight and will remain in effect until 6 in the morning Sunday. This means that seas of 10' or greater and sustained winds of 22 knots of higher are expected to produce conditions hazardous to small crafts.  NWS warns that inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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