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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
206 PM SST TUE MAY 31 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW AN
ACTIVE SURFACE TROUGH TO THE NORTH AND SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS OVER
THE ISLANDS. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE.
SURFACE TROUGH TO THE NORTH WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY. ANOTHER
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTHWEST WILL MAINTAIN BREEZY TRADES ACROSS
THE ISLANDS. THEREFORE NO CHANGES TO THE PREVIOUS FORECAST.

.LONG TERM...
FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL ELEVATE
STRONG TRADES ACROSS THE ISLANDS ON SATURDAY AND NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
AS THE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES FARTHER EAST...TRADES WILL SLIGHTLY
DIMINISH TO BREEZY CONDITIONS ON TUESDAY. THEREFORE...NO CHANGES
TO THE PREVIOUS FORECAST.

&&

.MARINE...
HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT EAST AND SOUTH FACING
SHORES TONIGHT. SEAS WILL RISE 9 TO 12 FT ON SATURDAY AND PERSIST
THROUGH TUESDAY.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
HSA REMAINS IN EFFECT
SCA REMAINS IN EFFECT

&&

$$

MALALA





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