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NWS Issues High Surf Advisory

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - A high surf advisory is in effect until Tuesday at four o'clock in the afternoon. According to the National Weather Service a strong cold front will move southeastward through the Marianas today and tonight. Gales on the north side of the front will generate very large and dangerous long period swells. The swells will begin to produce high surf on north facing reefs tonight. 


According to the advisory surf on north facing reefs will build to between 7 and 9 feet. The surf is forecast to peak between 10 and 13 feeton Saturday night, then slowly subside. Residents are asked to avoid venturing near exposed reefs and beaches, especially those along north facing reefs as rip current are life threatening.

 

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