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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
212 PM SST FRI DEC 2 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SURFACE TROUGH SLIGHTLY SOUTHWEST
WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS DURING THE
WEEKEND. AN UPPER LEVEL LOW TO THE NORTHEAST WILL ENHANCE AND
MATERIALIZE CONVECTIONS OVER THE ISLANDS ON SUNDAY MORNING. PRIOR
TO THIS MOVEMENT...COVERAGE WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT AS THE
SURFACE TROUGH REMAINS NEARLY STATIONARY. EXPECT ISOLATED SHOWERS
TONIGHT BECOMING SCATTERED ON SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. LIGHT WINDS
WILL PERSIST AS THE SURFACE TROUGH REMAINS TO THE SOUTHWEST.

.LONG TERM...
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...THE UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL CONTINUE WESTWARD
AND CONVECTIONS ACROSS THE ISLANDS WILL SUBSIDE. GENTLE NORTHEAST
WINDS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ISLANDS ON MONDAY. A LOW WILL DEVELOP
SOUTH OF TONGA WHILE THE HIGH EAST OF NEW ZEALAND SLOWLY MOVES
EASTWARD AND STRENGTHENS TO THE RIDGE TO THE EAST OF MANUA. A
SHORT WAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE TERRITORY FROM THE EAST ON
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN UNTIL THURSDAY NIGHT. THUS WINDS WILL
AGAIN DROP TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

&&

.MARINE...
NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED IN THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

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

&&

$$

MALALA





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