NWS Advisories in Effect

NWS Advisories in Effect

The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office has issued a small craft advisory, which is in effect until 6AM CHST Wednesday. A small craft advisory means that wind speeds of 22 to 33 knots are expected to produce wave conditions hazardous to small crafts.

A trade wind surge has arrived and East-Northeast winds of 15 to 25 knots with occasional gusts to 35 knots will continue through the next several days. Combined seas of 6 to 8 feet today will build in response to the winds which have arrived Seas will likely reach 8 to 10 feet tonight or Saturday.

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The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) remind the community, especially inexperienced mariners operating smaller vessels, to avoid sailing in these conditions and to practice caution in Guam’s water.

For more information, contact Acting Public Information Officer Leigh Pereda at (671) 483-4889 or via email at leigh.pereda@ghs.guam.gov.


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