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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
253 PM SST MON JUL 6 2015

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...A HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH
WILL SLIDE TO THE EAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A SURFACE RIDGE
FROM THIS HIGH WILL YIELD TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 10 KT
AND FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING WEDNESDAY...EXCEPT FOR
SCATTERED AFTERNOON SHOWERS. THEREFORE...ANTICIPATE PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE DAYS.

.LONG TERM...
.THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...A SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE SAMOAN ISLANDS
WILL BE REPLACED BY A DEVELOPING SURFACE TROUGH FROM THE SOUTHWEST.
COMPUTER MODELS SUGGEST THE ARRIVAL OF THE TRADE-WIND REGIME
STARTING THIS SATURDAY THUS ALLOWING SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS
TO ENTER THE REGION DURING THE WEEKEND.

&&

.MARINE...A SOUTH SWELL OF 7 TO 9 FT WILL SUBSIDE WEDNESDAY MORNING.
SEAS WILL DROP TO ABOUT 2 TO 3 FEET DURING WEDNESDAY BEFORE DECLINING
TO NEAR 3 TO 5 FT DURING THURSDAY NIGHT.

&&

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

&&

$$

BAQUI






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