NWS: High Surf Warning Expires; Advisory Remains In Effect Through Sunday

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Guam – The National Weather Service’s High Surf Warning expired this morning at 6am [Wednesday], but a High Surf Advisory remains in effect.

The High Surf Advisory remains in effect until this coming Sunday at 6 pm.

Read the NWS High Surf Advisory

NORTH FACING REEFS:

A High Surf Advisory means hazardous surf of 10 to 14 feet will continue to pound north facing reefs throughout this morning [Wednesday]. The surf will gradually subside to between 9 and 13 feet by this evening.

WEST FACING REEFS:

Along west facing reefs surf will be in the range of 10 feet today and should subside below hazardous levels to between 6 and 8 feet by Friday morning.

However, the NWS warns that surf along north facing reefs will remain hazardous for the rest of the week.

Precautionary/Preparedness actions

Avoid venturing near exposed reefs and beaches, especially those along north and west facing reefs as rip currents are life threatening.