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FXZS60 NSTU 290045
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
145 PM SST SAT MAR 28 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW A SURFACE
TROUGH OVER MANUA AND IS SLOWLY MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST. RAOB FROM
THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE OVER THE ISLANDS. ALSO THE
SOUTH IS STATIONARY SURFACE TROUGH. MODELS HAVE KEPT THE SURFACE
TROUGH TO THE SOUTH NEARLY STATIONARY. THE SURFACE TROUGH OVER
MANUA WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY TO FAR EAST DURING THE SHORT
TERM. THEREFORE...NO CHANGES TO THE PREVIOUS FCST.

.LONG TERM...
TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...THE SURFACE TROUGH TO THE EAST OF MANUA
WILL ONCE AGAIN RETURN ACROSS THE ISLANDS ON WEDNESDAY...BRINGING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND LIGHT WINDS. RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE TO THE
SOUTH WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY DURING THE REST OF THE FCST.

&&

.MARINE...
NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT COASTAL WATERS AND
SHORELINES IN THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...


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