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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
200 PM SST WED NOV 26 2014

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS CLOUDS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER TUTUILA...UPOLU AND UP TO 80 NM NORTH OF
PAGO PAGO AND APIA. AN INFAMOUS MONSOON TROUGH FROM YESTERDAY WILL
HOVER OVER THE SAMOAN ISLANDS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. THIS WEATHER
FEATURE WILL ENHANCE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS TO MOVE ACROSS
THE FCST ZONES THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE
WET WEATHER CONDITIONS WITH BREAKS IN SHOWERS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS.

.LONG TERM...
.SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH TO THE EAST OF
MANUA WILL PROVIDE HUMID WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING THE WEEKEND. A
DEVELOPING HIGH PRESSURE WELL SOUTHWEST OF THE REGION WILL
EVENTUALLY MIGRATE EASTWARD WHILE THE NORTHERN EDGE OF THE HIGH
PRESSURE AREA WILL BUILD NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD THE SAMOAN ISLANDS
STARTING TUESDAY. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 10 KT
TO TURN EAST TUESDAY WITH MINIMAL SHOWERS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.MARINE...COMBINED SEAS OF 4 TO 6 FEET WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS.

&&

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

&&

$$

BAQUI






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