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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
218 PM SST FRI JUL 3 2015

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...A TRADE-WIND REGIME WILL USHER MODERATE
TO FRESH BREEZE THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. HENCE...A SURFACE RIDGE
FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL PASS TO THE SOUTH OF THE REGION THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE ONLY MINIMAL SHOWERS THROUGH THE
SHORT TERM FCST PERIOD.

.LONG TERM...
.MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...A SURFACE RIDGE TO THE SOUTH WILL YIELD TO
DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THE MIDWEEK. EAST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 KT
WILL DIMINISH TUESDAY NIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE UP
TO 10 KT WEDNESDAY MORNING. THEREFORE...EXPECT SCATTERED AFTERNOON
SHOWERS AND MAINLY ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGHOUT THE LONG TERM FCST PERIOD.

&&

.MARINE...SEAS OF 9 TO 12 FT WILL SUBSIDE TO NEAR 7 TO 9 FT SATURDAY
MORNING...THEN DROPPING TO NEAR 5 TO 7 FT SUNDAY MORNING.

&&

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

&&

$$

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