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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
143 PM SST THU JUL 24 2014

.SHORT TERM (TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT)...
THE COLD FRONT OVER THE ISLANDS IS SLOWLY DRIFTING TO THE NORTH
LONGER THAN PREVIOUSLY FORECASTED. LATEST SOLUTIONS ARE SHOWING IT
COMPLETELY AWAY FROM THE ISLANDS BY AT LEAST FRIDAY MORNING AS THE
HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM FAR SOUTHWEST CONTINUE TO BUILD...PUSHING THE
FRONT NORTH. HENCE...WILL EXPECT CLOUDY CONDITIONS WITH SHOWERS TO
REMAIN THROUGH TONIGHT WITH IMPROVEMENT THEREAFTER. THE MODERATE
TO FRESH WINDS WILL STILL REMAIN THROUGH THE SHORT TERM AS THE
AFOREMENTIONED HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM CONTINUE TO BUILD AND MIGRATE
EAST.

.LONG TERM (SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY)...
LATEST SOLUTIONS ARE KEEPING MODERATE TO FRESH TRADES OVER THE
AREA THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST PACKAGE. THERE IS A
SLIGHT UPTICK IN SHOWERS AND CLOUDS EXPECTED MONDAY AS REMNANTS
FROM THE AFOREMENTIONED FRONT DRIFT BACK OVER THE ISLANDS.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS AND WINDS WILL MAINTAIN ADVISORIES FOR SMALL CRAFTS AND HIGH
SURF THROUGH THIS WEEKEND.

&&

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

&&

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