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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
211 PM SST Wed Jul 26 2017

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...A surface trough near southwest is
slowly moving southeast. High pressure far southwest is slowly
migrating eastward. With this movement, gentle east winds will
move across the islands tonight before increasing to breezy
conditions on Thursday morning. Moisture from the east are
expected to spread scattered showers over the islands tonight.
However, RAOB from this afternoon depicts a very stable profile.
Therefore expect scattered showers tonight before becoming
isolated on Thursday.

.Long term...
SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Surface trough from the northeast
will pass across the islands on Saturday morning. A shearline from
the southwest will move across the islands on Tuesday. Winds will
then shift to the southeast. Expect numerous showers during the
new week.


Rough seas will move across the territory on Thursday night. This
will elevate seas 7 to 9 ft through the weekend.





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