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WHPQ42 PGUM 181903  
CFWPQ2  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU  
503 AM CHST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
OVERVIEW
 
NORTHEAST TRADE-WIND SWELL AND WIND WAVES WILL MAINTAIN  
HAZARDOUS SURF AT CHUUK THROUGH TONIGHT.  
 

 
 
PMZ172-190700-  
CHUUK-  
503 AM CHST WED FEB 19 2020  
   
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR NORTH FACING REEFS
 
 
ALONG NORTH FACING REEFS...HAZARDOUS SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL  
CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH TRADE-WIND SWELL WILL CONTINUE  
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...THE SWELL DIRECTION IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT A  
BIT MORE EAST ON THURSDAY. THIS SHIFT IN THE SWELL DIRECTION MAY  
ALLOW SURF TO FALL BELOW HAZARDOUS LEVELS.  
 
ALONG EAST FACING REEFS...SURF IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN JUST BELOW  
HAZARDOUS LEVELS THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO PERSISTENT TRADE-WIND  
SWELL AND WIND WAVES.  
 
AVOID VENTURING OUT NEAR REEF LINES AND EXPOSED SHORES FACING NORTH.  
LARGE BREAKING WAVES CAN KNOCK YOU DOWN AND CAUSE SERIOUS INJURIES.  
STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.  
 

 
 
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