Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
212 PM SST TUE SEP 1 2015

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...A SURFACE RIDGE TO THE SOUTH OF
THE AREA WILL YIELD TO FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND ONLY A FEW
SHOWERS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. MODERATE EASTERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST
AS A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH OF THE REGION MIGRATES EASTWARD
SLOWLY. THEREFORE...ANTICIPATE A QUIET FCST PERIOD.

.LONG TERM...
.FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...A SURFACE RIDGE WILL AID TO BRINGING DRY
EASTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE REGION DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
THUS...ANTICIPATE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND ONLY MINIMAL
SHOWERS DURING THE LONG TERM FCST PERIOD.

&&

.MARINE...THE LATEST WAVE WATCH MODEL SHOWS SEAS OF 9 TO 12 FT
WILL SUBSIDE TO NEAR 7 TO 9 FT WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN DECLINING
TO NEAR 5 TO 7 FT FRIDAY. ISSUANCE OF ADVISORIES FOR SMALL CRAFTS
AND HIGH SURFS ARE MANDATORY TO REFLECT THIS SITUATION.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
.A HIGH SURF ADVISORY.
.A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

&&

$$

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