Saipan Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:19 PM GMT Aug. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

the islands of Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan.

* Through Tuesday evening

* heavy rain will train over the islands as a moist monsoon flow
into Tropical Storm Cimaron continues. Rainfall of 4 to 8
inches, with locally heavier amounts, is possible through
Tuesday evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to dangerous flash flooding.

You should monitor the latest forecasts and be prepared to take
action should flash flood warnings be issued.




418 PM chst Mon Aug 20 2018

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am chst
Wednesday...
... High risk of rip currents through late Tuesday
night...

* waves and surf... surf will increase from 7 to 10 feet to between
9 and 12 feet tonight along west facing reefs. There will also
be a high risk of rip currents.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

There is a high risk of rip currents.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.





Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:19 PM GMT Aug. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

the islands of Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan.

* Through Tuesday evening

* heavy rain will train over the islands as a moist monsoon flow
into Tropical Storm Cimaron continues. Rainfall of 4 to 8
inches, with locally heavier amounts, is possible through
Tuesday evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to dangerous flash flooding.

You should monitor the latest forecasts and be prepared to take
action should flash flood warnings be issued.




418 PM chst Mon Aug 20 2018

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am chst
Wednesday...
... High risk of rip currents through late Tuesday
night...

* waves and surf... surf will increase from 7 to 10 feet to between
9 and 12 feet tonight along west facing reefs. There will also
be a high risk of rip currents.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

There is a high risk of rip currents.

If you become caught in a rip current... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.





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