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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
211 PM SST WED SEP 2 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW AN ACTIVE
TROUGH TO THE NORTH AND A FEW LOW CLOUDS OVER THE ISLANDS. RAOB
FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE. STABLE WEATHER WILL
PERSIST ACROSS THE ISLANDS DURING THE SHORT TERM. TROUGH TO THE
NORTH WILL DESCEND SOUTHWEST AND WILL PROVIDE MOSTLY CLOUDY
COVERAGE ON THURSDAY AND THE REST OF THE SHORT TERM. EXPECT
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND GENTLE EAST WINDS DURING THE SHORT TERM.

.LONG TERM...
SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS WILL FALL LIGHT AND
VARIABLE ON SUNDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY. ANOTHER HIGH
PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL REINTRODUCE GENTLE TO
BREEZY TRADES ON TUESDAY NIGHT. WILL KEEP THE PREVIOUS FORECAST
WHILE WAITING FOR A FEW MORE MODEL RUNS.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FT WILL PERSIST IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS BEFORE
SUBSIDING 5 TO 7 FT ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON. MODELS ARE HINTING IN
BRINGING ANOTHER SET OF SWELLS BY MIDWEEK. WILL KEEP THE PREVIOUS
OUTLOOK WHILE WAITING FOR A COUPLE MORE MODEL RUNS.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT

&&

$$

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