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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
202 PM SST WED OCT 29 2014

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW A TROUGH
TO THE EAST OF MANUA AND IS MOVING WESTWARD TOWARDS THE ISLANDS.
RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A CONDITIONAL UNSTABLE PROFILE.
MODELS ARE NOW SUGGESTING THAT THE TROUGH WILL BRING SCATTERED
SHOWERS OVER THE ISLANDS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY BEFORE DISSIPATING
ON THURSDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE TO THE FAR SOUTHEAST CONTINUES
EASTWARD. THEREFORE WILL AMEND THE PREVIOUS FCST TO REFLECT THE
CURRENT PREDICTIONS.

.LONG TERM...
SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MODELS ARE NOW DEVELOPING A LOW LEVEL
CONVERGENCE OVER THE ISLANDS EARLIER ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND REMAINS
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. BREEZY EAST WINDS WILL IMPACT THE ISLANDS ON
SATURDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH THE REMAINING OF FCST PERIOD.

&&

.MARINE...
NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT COASTAL WATERS IN THE
NEXT FEW DAYS. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO HAZARDOUS LEVELS ON
SATURDAY NIGHT.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE

&&

$$

MALALA






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