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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
205 PM SST TUE MAY 23 2017

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...A SURFACE TROUGH WSW OF TUTUILA
AND UPOLU WILL BRING SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS ESPECIALLY
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE NEXT 12 TO 18 HOURS. AS THIS
TROUGH AXIS DRIFTS SOUTHEASTWARD...A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
WILL ENTER THE REGION THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL ALLOW GENTLE TO
MODERATE TRADES AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS TO RETURN THROUGH
THE REST OF SHORT-TERM.

.LONG TERM...
.FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...DRY EASTERLIES AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH LONG-TERM. IT WILL
BE A QUIET FCST PERIOD. THUS...ANTICIPATE WARMER TEMPERATURES OVER
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.MARINE...LARGE SOUTHERLY SWELLS WILL SUBSIDE WEDNESDAY MORNING.
HOWEVER...A LARGE TRADE-WIND GENERATED SEAS AND SWELLS UP TO 7 TO
9 FT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE PAST THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
THEREFORE...ISSUANCE OF ADVISORIES FOR SMALL CRAFTS AND HIGH SURFS
ARE MANDATORY TO REFLECT THIS EXPECTED SITUATION.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...

.A HIGH SURF ADVISORY.
.A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

&&

$$

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