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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
156 PM SST SAT MAY 28 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SURFACE TROUGH TO THE NORTH WILL
REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY IN THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. RAOB FROM THIS
AFTERNOON DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE. RIDGE TO THE SOUTH IS SLOWLY
MIGRATING EASTWARD. BREEZY EAST WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO GENTLE
CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH TO THE REST OF THE
SHORT TERM. RIDGE TO THE SOUTH WILL MOVE FARTHER EASTWARD ON
SUNDAY NIGHT. WITH DRY SUBSIDENCE OVER THE ISLANDS...SHOWERS WILL
REMAIN ISOLATED IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

.LONG TERM...
TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...A CUT OFF LOW WILL DEVELOP TO THE SOUTH
OF TONGA ON WEDNESDAY. AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE TROUGH STRETCH
NORTHWARD ACROSS THE SAMOAN ISLANDS WILL ELEVATE SHOWERS TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THE REST OF THE LONG
TERM.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FT WILL SUBSIDE 5 TO 7 FT ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. NO
OTHER SWELLS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE REST OF THE FORECAST PERIOD.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT.

&&

$$

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