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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
153 PM SST THU MAR 5 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW
SCATTERED CONVECTIONS OVER THE SAMOAN REGION. RAOB FROM THIS
AFTERNOON DEPICTS AN UNSTABLE PROFILE. MODELS SUGGEST THAT
UNSTABLE WEATHER PATTERNS WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY ACROSS
THE ISLANDS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE NEW WEEK. THE TROUGH WILL
LINGER NEAR AND OVER THE ISLANDS DURING THE SHORT TERM. NO CHANGES
TO THE PREVIOUS FCST.

.LONG TERM...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...AN EXPANDING RIDGE FROM THE EAST WILL
PUSH THE SURFACE TROUGH SOUTH BY MIDWEEK. WILL KEEP THE PREVIOUS
FCST WHILE WAITING FOR A FEW MORE MODEL RUNS.

&&

.MARINE...
STRONG SOUTHERN SWELLS WILL ELEVATE SEAS TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
ON MONDAY. FOR NOW...SEAS OF 4 TO 6 FT WILL PERSIST DURING THE
REST OF THE WEEK.

&&

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

&&

$$

MALALA






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