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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
149 PM SST SUN JUL 5 2015

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...A SURFACE RIDGE TO THE SOUTH OF THE
SAMOAN ISLANDS WILL YIELD TO FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING. A DEVELOPING HIGH PRESSURE WELL SOUTHWEST WILL DRIFT
EASTWARD THROUGH TUESDAY THUS ALLOWING THE TRADE-WIND FLOW TO RETURN
MONDAY AFTERNOON. A SURFACE TROUGH TO THE EAST OF MANUA WILL TRIGGER
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE TSTMS MAINLY NEAR MANUA
WATERS THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE MODERATE
TRADE-WINDS AND MINIMAL SHOWERS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS.

.LONG TERM...
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...A SURFACE RIDGE WILL YIELD TO DRY WEATHER
CONDITIONS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
WELL SOUTHWEST OF THE REGION WILL MIGRATE EASTWARD THUS ALLOWING
THE TRADE-WINDS TO RETURN FRIDAY NIGHT. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE
PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND ISOLATED SHOWERS OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.MARINE...A SOUTH SWELL OF 7 TO 9 FT WILL ENTER THE SAMOAN WATERS DURING
MONDAY UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING. SEA HEIGHTS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TO
NEAR 3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE LARGE SURFS ON
MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. ISSUANCE OF HIGH SURF ADVISORY
IS MANDATORY TO REFLECT THIS SITUATION.

&&

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

&&

$$

BAQUI






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