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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
159 PM SST FRI MAY 27 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...STRONG RIDGE TO THE SOUTH WILL
CONTINUE TO PROVIDE STABLE WEATHER AND BREEZY TRADES ACROSS THE
ISLANDS DURING THE SHORT TERM. SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW MOST OF
THE CONVECTIONS BEEN PUSHED TO THE NORTH AS THE STRONG RIDGE TO
THE SOUTH REMAINS NEARLY STATIONARY. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON
DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE. THEREFORE...EXPECT ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
BREEZY TRADES DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.

.LONG TERM...
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MODELS ARE NOW DIPPING THE SURFACE TROUGH
TO THE NORTH OVER THE ISLANDS BY MID WEEK. AT THE SAME TIME...THE
RIDGE TO THE SOUTH WILL MIGRATE EASTWARD. WILL KEEP THE PREVIOUS
FORECAST FOR NOW WHILE WAITING FOR A FEW MORE RUNS. THEREFORE NO
CHANGES TO THE PREVIOUS LONG TERM.

&&

.MARINE...
HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
SUBSIDING BELOW ADVISORY THRESHOLDS ON SUNDAY NIGHT. NO SWELLS
ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE TERRITORY AND WATERS FOR THE REST OF
THE FORECAST PERIOD.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

&&

$$

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