Area Forecast Discussion
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FXZS60 NSTU 190054

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
154 PM SST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...Strong winds aloft will continue
to enhance showers and thunderstorms across the islands tonight
through Saturday night. Breezy east winds, gusty at times, will
remain during throughout the short term. RAOB from this afternoon
depicts an unstable profile. Therefore, no changes to the previous

.Long term...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...An active trough will move across the
islands on Sunday. The weather feature will spread numerous
showers through Monday night. Another enhance east flow will move
across the islands on Tuesday morning through Wednesday night.
Most of the moisture will pass west of the islands on Thursday
morning. Expect gentle east winds to turn northeast on Sunday.
Winds will again shift east on Tuesday morning.


Rough seas will continue to rise 8 to 10 ft tonight and persist
through Saturday. Seas will drop below advisory levels on Sunday


High surf advisory remains in effect until Saturday night.
Small craft advisory remains in effect until Saturday night.



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