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FXZS60 NSTU 020029
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
129 PM SST MON JUN 1 2015

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...RELATIVELY DRY TRADE-WIND CONDITIONS
AND MINIMAL SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE MIDWEEK. A WEAK AREA OF
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTHWEST OF SAMOA WILL ADVANCE EASTWARD THUS
ALLOWING GENTLE TO MODERATE TRADE-WINDS TO ENTER THE FCST ZONES THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...
.THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE WILL ENHANCE INCREASING
CLOUDINESS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. A DEVELOPING
HIGH PRESSURE NEAR NEW ZEALAND WILL REINFORCE THE TRADE-WIND FLOW TO
REMAIN CLOSE TO THE AREA THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND MODERATE TO FRESH TRADE-WINDS
INTO THE NEW WEEK.

&&

.MARINE...MODERATE SEA HEIGHTS OF 5 TO 7 FEET WILL PERSIST UNTIL THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. A LARGE SOUTHWEST SWELL OF 7 TO 9 FEET IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE
THURSDAY EVENING. WILL MONITOR THIS SITUATION AND PROVIDE NECESSARY
MARINE ADVISORY PRODUCTS TO REFLECT THIS EXPECTED EVENT.

&&

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

&&

$$

BAQUI






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