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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
211 PM SST THU SEP 29 2016

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...A SURFACE TROUGH OVER THE AREA WILL
TRIGGER SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER LINE OF CLOUDS EMBEDDED WITHIN THE TRADE-WIND FLOW
WILL ENTER THE REGION SATURDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BRING YET ANOTHER
SERIES OF RAINFALL DURING SATURDAY. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE GENTLE
TO MODERATE EASTERLIES AND WET WEATHER CONDITIONS TO PASS THROUGH
THE FCST ZONES INTO THE WEEKEND.

.LONG TERM...
.SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...A WEAK AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE
SOUTH WILL BUILD NORTH AND EASTWARD OF THE SAMOAN ISLANDS. GENTLE
TO MODERATE EASTERLIES AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BRUSH
THROUGH THE AREA. THEREFORE...ANTICIPATE HUMID WEATHER CONDITIONS
AND HIGH TEMPERATURES TO REMAIN IN THE UPPER 80S TO NEAR 90S OVER
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.MARINE...GENTLE TO MODERATE SEA HEIGHTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK. THE PACIOOS BUOY NEAR AUNUU HAS BEEN REPORTING WAVE
HEIGHTS NEAR 5 FT WHICH REFLECTS THE FNMOC WW3 MODEL OUTPUT.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...

NONE.

&&

$$

CB






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