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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
709 AM SST SAT DEC 20 2014

ASZ001>003-210215-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
709 AM SST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PAGO PAGO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR TUTUILA AUNUU MANUA AND SWAINS

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* A MONSOONAL TROUGH WILL LINGER NEAR THE SAMOAN ISLANDS THUS
  ALLOWING SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND LOCALLY HEAVY
  RAINFALL TO MOVE ACROSS THE AFFECTED AREA DURING TODAY. WET SOIL
  CONDITIONS FROM RECENT RAIN SHOWERS WILL ENHANCE THE POTENTIAL
  FOR FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
709 TAEAO ASO TOANA`I TESEMA 20 2014

UA IAI NEI SE

* O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA MO
  TUTUILA AUNUU MANUA SWAINS

* SEIA OO I LE AOAULI O LE ASO.

* MAFUAAGA MO LENEI NOFO VAAVAAIA...O UIGA LOULOUA O LE TAU O LE A
  MAFUA ONA MAMAFA TIMUGA I LUGA O LE ATUNUU I LE ASO. E ONO
  FAATUPULAIA TAFEGA MA LOLOGA FAAPEA FO`I SOLOGA ONA O TULAGA
  MAMAFA O TIMUGA.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O LE UIGA O LE NOFO VA`AVAAIA MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA O LE MAFAI LEA
ONA FAATUPULAIA O NI SOLOGA MAI MAUGA PO O ELEELE...PE MAFUA AI
FO`I LOLOGA MA TAFEGA. E TATAU ONA TAPENA MA FAALOGOLOGO I LE
LETIO MO TALA O LE TAU AE MAISE PE A IAI SE FAAILO MO LAPATAIGA
MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA.

$$

BAQUI


High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
320 AM SST SAT DEC 20 2014

ASZ001>003-210230-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
320 AM SST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* SURF...HAZARDOUS SURF HEIGHTS OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL IMPACT SOUTH
  FACING REEFS THROUGH MONDAY.

* TIMING...UNTIL TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...LARGE SURFS AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY INDICATES LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL AFFECT
BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION. ALSO...IT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO
FISH OR OBSERVE WAVES FROM THE SHORELINE DURING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS.
UNWARY BEACH WALKERS CAN BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD AS WAVES SUDDENLY
RACE FARTHER UP THE BEACH THAN NORMAL.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
320 VAVEAO ASO TOANA`I TESEMA 20 2014

...O LOO FAAAUAU FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA...

* GALU...O LE A AAFIA GATAIFALE I SAUTE O LE ATUNUU I GALU E 8 I
  LE 10 FUTU LE MAUALULUGA E OO ATU I LE ASO GAFUA.

* TAIMI...SEIA OO I LE ASO LUA.

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...E MALOLOSI GALU MA E AAVE PEAU O LE SAMI.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA E FAAILOA MAI AI LE MALOLOSI MA LE
TETELE O GALU O LE A AAFIA AI GATAIFALE MA MATAFAGA...MA O LE A
MALOLOSI AAVE O LE SAMI E ONO SOLO AI NISI O VAEGA O LE MATAFAGA.
ONA O LE SIISII O TULAGA O PEAU O LE SAMI...E FAUTUA ATU AI LE MAMALU LAUTELE
MA LE AU FAI FAIVA INA IA FAAUTAGIA MAI LENEI FAUTUAGA ONA O LE
MAUALULUGA O GALU UA IAI NEI.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR AMERICAN SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
649 AM SST SAT DEC 20 2014

AMERICAN SAMOA COASTAL WATERS OUT TO 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING
THE FAGATELE BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PSZ150>152-210645-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
649 AM SST SAT DEC 20 2014

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
 ISOLATED SHOWERS.

THE NEXT SCHEDULED FORECAST WILL BE ISSUED AT 300 PM SST.
FOR THE OTHER FORECASTS AND MODEL DATA GO TO OUR WEB PAGE
HTTP://WWW.PRH.NOAA.GOV/SAMOA

&&

TALA O LE TAU MO GATAIFALE O AMERIKA SAMOA

.VAAIGA LAUTELE O LE TAU...O LE A TUMAU UIGA LOULOUA O LE TAU I LUGA
O LE ATUSAMOA E O`O ATU I LE ASO SA.

...O LO`O FA`AAUAU PEA LE FAUTUAGA MO VA`A LAITI...

.MO LE ASO...SAVILI E AGI MAI SAUTE I SASA`E 15 I LE 20 NOTE. SAMI
 E 8 I LE 10 FT. E TOULU TIMUGA.
.PO NANEI...SAVILI E AGI MAI SAUTE I SASA`E 15 I LE 20 NOTE. SAMI
 E 8 I LE 10 FT. E TOULU TIMUGA.
.ASO SA E O`O ATU I LE PO ASO GAFUA...SAVILI E AGI MAI SAUTE I SASA`E
 15 I LE 20 NOTE. SAMI E 8 I LE 10 NOTE. E TAAPE SOLO TIMU.
.ASO LUA MA LE ASO LULU...SAVILI E AGI MAI SAUTE I SASA`E 15 I LE
 20 NOTE. SAMI E 7 I LE 9 FT. E TAAPE NAI TIMU.

$$

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