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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
205 PM SST THU AUG 27 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW A FEW
CLOUDS OVER THE ISLANDS AND A LINE OF LOW LEVEL CONVERGENCE TO THE
SOUTH. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A DRY AND STABLE PROFILE
OVER THE ISLANDS. MODELS HAVE MOVED THE LOW LEVEL CONVERGENCE
ACROSS THE ISLANDS TONIGHT WITH MINIMUM AMOUNT OF SHOWERS. TRADES
WILL INCREASE TO BREEZY CONDITIONS ON FRIDAY MORNING. ANOTHER LINE
OF CONVERGENCE WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS ACROSS THE ISLANDS ON
SATURDAY NIGHT. THEREFORE...WILL AMEND THE PREVIOUS FORECAST TO
REFLECT THE CURRENT OUTLOOK.

.LONG TERM...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH WILL CONTINUE
TO MIGRATE EASTWARD SLOWLY. ANOTHER LOW LEVEL CONVERGENCE TO THE
NORTH WILL DESCEND ACROSS THE ISLANDS ON MONDAY NIGHT WILL ELEVATE
SHOWERS TO NUMEROUS. WILL AMEND THE PREVIOUS LONG TERM TO REFLECT
THE NEW PREDICTIONS.

&&

.MARINE...
ROUGH SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FT WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT COASTAL WATERS AND
SOUTHERN SHORELINES TONIGHT. SEAS WILL SLOWLY ESCALATE 9 TO 12 FT
ON SATURDAY. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT

&&

$$

MALALA





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