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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
226 PM SST FRI APR 29 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW A SURFACE
TROUGH OVER THE MANUA AND TO THE NORTH OF TUTUILA. RAOB FROM THIS
AFTERNOON DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE OVER THE ISLANDS. MODELS
SUGGEST THAT THE SURFACE TROUGH TO THE NORTH WILL BRING SCATTERED
SHOWERS ACROSS THE TERRITORY TONIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING ON
SATURDAY MORNING. A LOW LEVEL CONVERGENCE WILL DEVELOP TO THE
SOUTH OF THE ISLANDS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND MOVE OVER THE
ISLANDS ON SATURDAY NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE TO THE FAR SOUTH
WILL CONTINUE TO MIGRATE EASTWARD SLOWLY. THEREFORE EXPECT BREEZY
EAST WINDS ACROSS THE TERRITORY TONIGHT BEFORE INCREASING TO
STRONG CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL
MATERIALIZE TO NUMEROUS CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...STRONG EAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO BOMBARD
THE TERRITORY UNTIL MONDAY NIGHT. A SURFACE TROUGH WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS THE ISLANDS ON TUESDAY AND DIMINISHES WINDS TO LIGHT AND
VARIABLE ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON. MODELS SUGGEST THAT MOST OF THE
CONVECTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SURFACE TROUGH WILL BE DISPLAYED
TO THE SOUTH. THEREFORE EXPECT NUMEROUS SHOWERS TO SUBSIDE TO
ISOLATED ON TUESDAY NIGHT. STRONG TO BREEZY EAST WINDS WILL
DIMINISH TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FT WILL BUILD 9 TO 12 FT ON SATURDAY NIGHT. MODELS
SUGGEST THAT HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL SUBSIDE BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON
THURSDAY MORNING.

&&

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

&&

$$

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