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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
156 PM SST FRI OCT 24 2014

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW AN ACTIVE
TROUGH TO THE SOUTHWEST AND IS SLOWLY MOVING EASTWARDS. RAOB FROM
THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE. MODELS HOLDING THE TROUGH
TO THE SOUTH. HOWEVER...SOME REMNANTS ARE EXPECTED TO BRING
SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER THE ISLANDS DURING THE SHORT TERM. GENTLE
EAST WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE TONIGHT BEFORE
BECOMING GENTLE EAST WINDS ON SUNDAY.

.LONG TERM...
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH WILL MOVE EAST
WHILE BUILDING A LOW LEVEL CONVERGENCE OVER THE ISLANDS ON
TUESDAY. THESE UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE ISLANDS
THROUGH FRIDAY. THEREFORE...WILL CHANGE THE PREVIOUS FCST TO
REFLECT THE CURRENT PREDICTIONS.

&&

.MARINE...
THERE ARE NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT COASTAL
WATERS AND SHORELINES IN THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. CURRENT
OBSERVATIONS REVEAL SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT OVER COASTAL WATERS.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE

&&

$$

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