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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
155 PM SST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...THE TERRITORY IS ONCE AGAIN A
BORDERLINE BETWEEN A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH TO THE NORTH AND A
SURFACE RIDGE TO THE SOUTH. THE STAGNANT PLACEMENT OF THESE TWO
FEATURES WILL CONTINUE TO MAINTAIN THE LIGHT TO MODERATE
EASTERLIES...WITH PERIODS OF SHOWERS THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY
NIGHT. BY TUESDAY...GLOBAL MODELS SHOW THE BULK OF THE MOISTURE
AND THE AREA OF PERSISTENT STRONG WINDS RELOCATING TO THE SOUTH OF
THE ISLANDS. HENCE...WILL EXTEND THE CURRENT FORECAST OF MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS TO MONDAY...WITH A DIMINISHING TREND
IN SKIES...POPS AND WINDS BY TUESDAY.

.LONG TERM...
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...LATEST SOLUTIONS DEPICT LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGHOUT THE LONG TERM...BRINGING
FAIR WEATHER THROUGH MORNINGS AND NIGHTS WITH AFTERNOON SHOWERS AS THE
LIKELIHOOD OF SEA/LAND BREEZE EFFECTS ARE EXPECTED TO DOMINATE
WEATHER CONDITIONS.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS AND WINDS WILL REMAIN BELOW ADVISORY THRESHOLDS THROUGH THE
FORECAST PACKAGE.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE

&&

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