Area Forecast Discussion
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FXZS60 NSTU 020108
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
208 PM SST SUN MAY 1 2016

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...WET WEATHER CONDITIONS AND MODERATE
TO FRESH TRADES WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. A BROAD
AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH A SURFACE TO MID-LEVEL TROUGH
NEAR THE SAMOAN ISLANDS WILL ENHANCE CLOUDS AND SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS SHOWERS OVER THE REGION THROUGH TUESDAY. THOUGH THERE
WILL BE BREAKS IN SHOWERS...THE GFS MODEL SHOWS THE RAINFALL
COVERAGE TO DIMINISH TUESDAY EVENING.

.LONG TERM...
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...TRADE-WIND WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST.
A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE GENTLE TO MODERATE BREEZE
AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.MARINE...LARGE TRADE-WIND GENERATED SEAS AND SWELLS OF 7 TO 9 FEET
WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

&&

$$

CB






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