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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
230 PM SST THU FEB 11 2016

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...MADE NO CHANGES TO THE PREV
FCST. VERY DRY AND HUMID AIR CONDITIONS AND MINIMAL SHOWERS ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. A WEAK AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE REGION WILL USHER GENTLE TO MODERATE BREEZE THEN BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE UP TO 10 KT FRIDAY NIGHT. ANTICIPATE HIGH
TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
BETWEEN 114 TO 120 DEGREES ACROSS THE REGION.

.LONG TERM...
.SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...THE COMPUTER MODELS SUGGEST SCATTERED
TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE TSTMS STARTING TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH THE MIDWEEK. FOR NOW...WILL KEEP THE SHOWER COVERAGE AT A
MINIMAL UNTIL NEW MODELS BECOME AVAILABLE. WILL KEEP THE PREV FCST
THE SAME.

&&

.MARINE...COMBINED SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FEET WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE DAYS. THE LATEST WAVE WATCH MODEL SHOWS A NEW NORTH-NORTHEAST
SWELL OF 7 TO 9 FEET IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE SAMOAN WATERS STARTING
TUESDAY. WILL MONITOR THIS EXPECTED SITUATION BEFORE MAKING NEW
UPDATES.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
.NONE.

&&

$$

CB






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