180  
WHPQ40 PGUM 170504  
CFWPQ  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU  
304 PM CHST THU JAN 17 2019  
   
OVERVIEW
 
STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS AND TRADE-WIND SWELL WILL MAINTAIN  
HAZARDOUS SURF AT YAP STATE AND THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU. AN APPROACHING  
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE SOUTHEAST OF YAP WILL CAUSE SEAS AND SURF TO  
BUILD AT YAP AND KOROR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.  
 
TRADE WIND SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL INCREASE AT KOSRAE THIS EVENING  
BRINGING SURF TO HAZARDOUS LEVELS OVERNIGHT.  
 

 
 
PMZ174-171700-  
KOSRAE-  
304 PM CHST THU JAN 17 2019  
   
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FOR EAST FACING SHORES
 
 
TRADE WIND SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING BRINGING  
SURF TO HAZARDOUS LEVELS OF 8 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT. SURF WILL BEGIN TO  
SUBSIDE FRIDAY NIGHT AND COULD FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS BY  
SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
AVOID VENTURING OUT ALONG REEFS AND BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE  
FACING EAST. LARGE BREAKING WAVES CAN KNOCK YOU DOWN AND CAUSE  
SERIOUS INJURIES. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.  
 

 
 
PMZ161-171-171700-  
KOROR PALAU-YAP-  
304 PM CHST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTH AND EAST FACING  
SHORES...  
 
HAZARDOUS SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET ALONG NORTH AND EAST FACING SHORES  
WILL BUILD TO 11 TO 13 FEET TONIGHT. SURF WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD  
ALONG NORTH AND EAST REEFS AND A HIGH SURF WARNING MAY BE NECESSARY  
FRIDAY AS THE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE SOUTHEAST OF YAP APPROACHES. SURF  
WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE SUNDAY.  
 
AVOID VENTURING OUT ALONG REEFS AND BEACHES...ESPECIALLY THOSE  
FACING NORTH AND EAST. LARGE BREAKING WAVES CAN KNOCK YOU DOWN AND  
CAUSE SERIOUS INJURIES. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.  
 

 
 
AYDLETT  
 
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