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FXZS60 NSTU 260101
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
201 PM SST MON MAY 25 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW
DIMINISHING COVERAGE OVER MANUA AND TUTUILA. RAOB FROM THIS
AFTERNOON DEPICTS A CONDITIONAL UNSTABLE PROFILE. MODELS SUGGEST
THAT THE RIDGE OVER MANUA WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE WESTWARD ACROSS
THE ISLANDS TONIGHT. ASCAT SWATH FROM THIS MORNING INDICATED
BREEZY EAST WINDS ACROSS THE ISLANDS. THEREFORE...EXPECT ISOLATED
SHOWERS DURING THE SHORT TERM EXCEPT FOR TONIGHT WITH SCATTERED
SHOWERS.


.LONG TERM...
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MODELS ARE NOW BRINGING A WEAK SURFACE
TROUGH ACROSS THE ISLANDS DURING THE WEEKEND AS A LOW DEVELOPS TO
THE SOUTH ON FRIDAY. THEREFORE...WILL KEEP THE PREVIOUS FCST WHILE
MONITORING A FEW MORE RUNS.

&&

.MARINE...
AUNUU BUOY REPORTED SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT OVER THE FORECAST AREA.
MODELS ARE NOW DELAYING THE ARRIVAL OF SOUTHERN SWELLS TO TUESDAY
NIGHT WHILE PEAKING ON THURSDAY. WILL AMEND THE PREVIOUS TO
REFLECT THE CURRENT CHANGES.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE

&&

$$

MALALA






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