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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
200 PM SST FRI SEP 30 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SURFACE RIDGE FAR EAST OF MANUA IS
SLOWLY RETREATING EASTWARD. SURFACE TROUGH TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE
ISLANDS REMAINS NEARLY STATIONARY. A LINE CONVECTIONS OVER MANUA
IS SLOWLY MOVING SOUTHWESTWARD. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A
STABLE PROFILE OVER THE ISLANDS. EXPECT SCATTERED SHOWERS TONIGHT
BECOMING ISOLATED ON SATURDAY MORNING. VARIABLE WINDS WILL PERSIST
DURING THE WEEKEND AS THE SURFACE TROUGH REMAINS NEARLY THE SAMOAN
REGION.

.LONG TERM...
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...AN EASTWARD PROPAGATING HIGH PRESSURE WILL
SLIGHTLY ELEVATE WINDS TO GENTLE EAST WINDS ON TUESDAY. STABLE
WEATHER PATTERNS WILL PREVAIL DURING THE LONG TERM. THEREFORE NO
CHANGES TO THE PREVIOUS FORECAST.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS OF 4 TO 6 FT WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE TERRITORY IN THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

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

&&

$$

MALALA





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