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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
216 PM SST THU MAY 28 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW
SCATTERED CONVECTIONS MOVING ACROSS THE ISLANDS AS THE SURFACE
TROUGH MATERIALIZE SLIGHTLY TO THE WEST. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON
DEPICTS AN UNSTABLE PROFILE. SURFACE TROUGH TO THE WEST WILL
SLOWLY MIGRATE ACROSS THE ISLANDS ON FRIDAY...BRINGING NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY EAST WINDS WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH TO GENTLE NORTHEAST WINDS ON FRIDAY MORNING
BEFORE BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE ON FRIDAY NIGHT. THE SURFACE
WILL LINGER ON THE ISLANDS THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THEREFORE...NO
CHANGES TO THE PREVIOUS FCST.

.LONG TERM...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...SURFACE TROUGH WILL MIGRATE NORTHEAST
ON MONDAY BEFORE IT DISSIPATES. HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTHWEST
WILL MOVE EASTWARD AND GENERATE GENTLE EAST WINDS ACROSS THE
ISLANDS ON TUESDAY. THEREFORE...SHOWERS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH
ACROSS THE ISLANDS IN THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW WEEK.

&&

.MARINE...
AUNUU BUOY DEPICTS SEAS OF 9 TO 11 FT WITH PERIODS OF 18 SECONDS.
STRONG AND STEEP SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE FORECAST AREA
TONIGHT BEFORE SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT ON SATURDAY. HIGH SURF
ADVISORY IS NOW UPGRADED TO A HIGH SURF WARNING. HIGH SURF WARNING
WILL SUBSIDE TO ADVISORY LEVELS ON SATURDAY. ROUGH SEAS WILL
FURTHER SUBSIDING BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON MONDAY MORNING.

&&

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

$$

MALALA






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