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FXZS60 NSTU 220100
AFDPPG

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
200 PM SST SUN SEP 21 2014

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW A TROUGH
TO THE SOUTH AND IS NEARLY STATIONARY. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON
DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE. MODELS CONTINUE TO HOLD THE TROUGH TO
THE SOUTH IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS. HIGH PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE
SOUTHEAST OF FIJI WILL MIGRATE EAST. THEREFORE NO CHANGES TO THE
PREVIOUS FCST.

.LONG TERM...
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...A CONVERGENCE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
ISLANDS ON THURSDAY BEFORE DISSIPATING ON FRIDAY. AT THE SAME TIME
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH WILL INTENSIFY WINDS TO BREEZY
CONDITIONS SLIGHTLY PRIOR ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WILL KEEP THE
PREVIOUS FCST WHILE MONITORING KEY WEATHER FEATURES MOVEMENTS AND
DEVELOPMENTS.

&&

.MARINE...
STRONG SOUTHERLY SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT COASTAL WATERS AND
SHORELINES ON TUESDAY. SEAS WILL BUILD 7 TO 9 FT BEFORE RISING 9
TO 12 FT ON TUESDAY NIGHT. THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST
BEYOND THE FCST PERIOD. FOR NOW...SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT ACROSS WILL
REMAIN ACROSS COASTAL WATERS OF FCST AREA.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.

&&

$$

MALALA







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