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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
137 PM SST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...LATEST VISIBLE IMAGERY SHOWS A
BATCH OF OPEN CELLED CUMULI STREAMING ACROSS THE SAMOAN ISLANDS.
THIS REFLECTS THE SLIGHT INSTABILITY IN THE ENVIRONMENT AS A
WEAK TROUGH LINGERS NEAR THE TERRITORY THROUGH SUNDAY.
HENCE...WILL KEEP SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE FORECAST FOR THE
WEEKEND THEN TRENDING DOWN AS THE BULK OF THE MOISTURE DRIFTS TO
THE SOUTH. LIGHT TO MODERATE EASTERLIES WILL REMAIN THROUGH THE
WEEKEND BEFORE IT DIMINISHES SLIGHTLY AS THE AREA OF PERSISTENT
STRONG WINDS REMAIN SOUTH OF THE ISLANDS.

.LONG TERM...
TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...GLOBAL MODELS SHOW THE AFOREMENTIONED
TROUGH REMAINING SOUTH OF THE ISLANDS THROUGH THE LONG TERM...WITH
THE BULK OF THE MOISTURE REMAINING OVER SOUTH SURROUNDING WATERS
WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS PREVAILING ACROSS THE AREA.

&&

.MARINE...
LATEST WAVE WATCH SOLUTIONS SHOW SEAS REMAINING BELOW ADVISORY
THRESHOLDS THROUGH THE FORECAST PACKAGE.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE

&&

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