The National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office Guam has the following advisories in effect:
A high surf warning remains in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan until 6 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2023. Dangerously large breaking waves of 10 to 15 feet are expected in the surf zone of south and west-facing reefs. A high risk of rip currents is in effect through Saturday afternoon and can sweep even the best swimmers away from the shore into deeper water.
Everyone should remain out of the water due to life-threatening water conditions.
A small craft advisory remains in effect for Guam and Rota until 6 p.m. this evening. Southeast winds near 20 knots and seas near 10 feet are expected. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.
Guam Memorial Hospital
The Guam Memorial Hospital regained power and utility service and remains operational.
Gas Station Safety
Motorists waiting in queue to refuel at a gas station are advised to maintain their hazard lights and remain on the outermost lane nearest the station.
Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:
- NWS Website: https://www.weather.gov/gum/
- NWS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NWSGuam/GHS/OCD Website: https://ghs.guam.gov/
- GHS/OCD Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GHSOCD/
- JRM Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jrmguam
For more information, contact the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.