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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
331 PM SST THU JUL 28 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW A
SURFACE TROUGH UP NORTH OF THE ISLANDS AND A HIGH PRESSURE TO THE
SOUTHEAST THAT IS SLOWLY MIGRATING EASTWARD. RAOB FROM THIS
AFTERNOON DEPICTS A CONDITIONAL UNSTABLE PROFILE. THE SURFACE
TROUGH WILL DESCEND OVER THE ISLANDS FRIDAY MORNING AS THE HIGH
PRESSURE FAR SOUTHEAST CONTINUES EASTWARD. THE SURFACE TROUGH WILL
DESCEND SOUTH OF THE ISLANDS SATURDAY. THEREFORE NO CHANGES TO
THE PREVIOUS SHORT TERM.

.LONG TERM...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...THE SURFACE TROUGH WILL AGAIN
MATERIALIZE OVER THE ISLANDS ON MONDAY BEFORE IT IS PUSHED BACK UP
NORTH ON TUESDAY. ANOTHER HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL
BRING STABLE WEATHER AND BREEZY TRADES ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND REST
OF THE FORECAST.

&&

.MARINE...
HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL SUBSIDE BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON SATURDAY
MORNING. NO OTHER SIGNIFICANT SWELLS WILL IMPACT THE ISLANDS
DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.

&&

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

&&

$$

MALALA








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