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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
204 PM SST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...DIVERGENCE ALOFT WILL ENHANCE
CLOUDS AND SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS TONIGHT. AS A WEAK SURFACE
RIDGE PASS THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY A MID-LEVEL
TROUGH FROM THE NORTH SATURDAY NIGHT...INCREASING CLOUDINESS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL ENTER THE REGION INTO SUNDAY MORNING. LIGHT
TO MODERATE EASTERLIES WILL RETURN SATURDAY NIGHT THEN INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT SUNDAY NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...
.MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MODERATE TO FRESH EASTERLIES WILL PERSIST
DURING THE FIRST TWO PERIODS. LOCAL WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
TO NEAR 10 TO 15 KT TUESDAY AFTERNOON. A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
WELL SSW WILL USHER ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS.

&&

.MARINE...COMBINED SEAS OF 4 TO 7 FT WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...

.NONE.

&&

$$

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