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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
151 PM SST MON SEP 29 2014

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...RELATIVELY DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL HOVER OVER THE SAMOAN ISLANDS THROUGH THE MIDWEEK. A DEVELOPING
HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED WELL SOUTHEAST OF MANUA WILL HOP
NORTHEASTWARD DURING TUESDAY NIGHT THEN DRIFTING EASTWARD SLOWLY.
AN EXISTING SURFACE RIDGE FROM THE HIGH WILL REMAIN TO THE SOUTH
OF THE REGION THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THUS...DRY BREEZE FROM THE EAST WILL
PERSIST AND ONLY MINIMAL SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA.

.LONG TERM...
.THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY....DRY BREEZE WILL LINGER OVER THE FCST ZONES
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A SURFACE RIDGE TO THE SOUTH WILL EXTEND EASTWARD
THROUGH MONDAY ALLOWING FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO ENTER THE
REGION DURING THE LONG TERM FCST PERIOD. THEREFORE...ANTICIPATE
ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS AND EAST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 KT THROUGH MONDAY.

&&

.MARINE...HAZARDOUS SWELLS OF 7 TO 9 FEET WILL SUBSIDE TO 5 TO 7
FEET TUESDAY MORNING. THE HIGH SURF AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.

&&

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

&&

$$

BAQUI






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