Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
114 PM SST SAT JUL 4 2015

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...A SURFACE RIDGE TO THE SOUTH OF
THE AREA WILL HELP TRIMMED SHOWER ACTIVITIES OVER THE SAMOAN ISLANDS
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. EXPECT A QUIET FCST PERIOD EXCEPT FOR
AFTERNOON SCATTERED SHOWERS. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE PARTLY TO
MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS.

.LONG TERM...
.TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH TO THE EAST OF MANUA
WILL TRIGGER SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE TSTMS MAINLY
NEAR MANUA WATERS THROUGH THE MIDWEEK. HENCE...A SURFACE RIDGE
WILL MATERIALIZE TO THE SOUTH OF THE AREA DURING TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY THUS ALLOWING FAIR WEATHER TO REMAIN CLOSE TO THE
REGION THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. IF MODELS ARE CORRECT...ANTICIPATE
RELATIVELY DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.MARINE...THE LATEST WAVE WATCH MODEL SUGGEST THE ARRIVAL OF A
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL OF 7 TO 9 FT DURING MONDAY AFTERNOON. HENCE...
WILL MONITOR THIS SITUATION BEFORE PROVIDING NEW UPDATES. THEREFORE...
EXPECT SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS.

&&

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

&&

$$

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