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FXZS60 NSTU 060112
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
212 PM SST MON DEC 5 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SURFACE TROUGH OVER THE ISLANDS
WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY TONIGHT BEFORE SLOWLY MOVING
SOUTHWEST ON TUESDAY NIGHT. RIDGE EAST OF TROUGH WILL BRING STABLE
WEATHER ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND GENTLE NORTHEAST WINDS. SATELLITE
IMAGERIES SHOW SCATTERED CONVECTIONS OVER MANUA AND ARE SLOWLY
EXPANDING WEST. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS AN UNSTABLE
PROFILE. EXPECT NUMEROUS SHOWERS TONIGHT WITH THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE
SUBSIDING ISOLATED ON TUESDAY NIGHT. GENTLE NORTH WINDS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST ON TUESDAY NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...RIDGE WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE STABLE
WEATHER ACROSS THE ISLANDS THROUGH THE LONG TERM. A TROUGH IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SOUTH AND THUS WINDS WILL DROP TO LIGHT AND
VARIABLE ON SUNDAY MORNING.

&&

.MARINE...
NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE TERRITORY IN THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. HOWEVER...SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO BE HIGHER NEAR
THUNDERSTORMS AT 5 TO 7 FT.

&&

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

&&

$$

MALALA






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