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High Surf Warning


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
1040 AM SST SUN AUG 2 2015

ASZ001>003-030945-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
1040 AM SST SUN AUG 2 2015

...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FOR EAST AND SOUTH FACING REEFS...

* SURF...DANGEROUS SURFS OF 12 TO 16 FEET WILL IMPACT EAST AND
  SOUTH FACING REEFS. THESE SURF HEIGHTS WILL SUBSIDE TO NEAR 10
  TO 12 FEET ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...UNTIL THURSDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAPATAIGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
1040 TAEAO ASO SA AUKUSO 2 2015

...UA IAI NEI SE LAPATAIGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA MO TALAFATAI I
SASA`E MA SAUTE O AMERIKA SAMOA...

* GALU...O GALU MALOLOSI E 12 I LE 16 FUTU O LE A AAFIA AI
  GATAIFALE I SASA`E MA SAUTE O LE ATUNUU. O LE A FAAITIITIA LE
  MAUALULUGA O NEI GALU E LATA I LE 10 I LE 12 FUTU I LE ASO TOFI.

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

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...E MATUA SI`ISI`I MA MALOLOSI GALU MA AAVE O LE
  SAMI.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

E MALOLOSI MA TETELE GALU O LE A AAFIA AI GATAIFALE MA MATAFAGA E
ONO SOLO AI NISI O VAEGA O LE MATAFAGA. FAAMOLEMOLE FAAUTAGIA MAI
LAPATAIGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA.

$$

BAQUI


Small Craft Advisory


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR AMERICAN SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
922 PM SST SUN AUG 2 2015

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

PSZ150>152-032045-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
922 PM SST SUN AUG 2 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 12
TO 15 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12
TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO NEAR 8 TO 11 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.


THE NEXT SCHEDULED FORECAST WILL BE ISSUED AT 700 AM 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...E AGI MALOSI LE TUAOLOA E OO ATU I LE
ASO GAFUA. E MALOLOSI MA SIISII TULAGA O AUMA MA GALU E OO ATU I
LE OGATOTONU O LE VAIASO NEI.

...O LOO FAAAUAU SE FAUTUAGA MO VA`A LAITI...

.PO NANEI...SAVILI E AGI MAI SAUTE I SASA`E 20 I LE 30 NOTE MA E
AGI FAATA`UTA`U. SAMI E 12 I LE 15 FT. E TOULU TIMUGA.
.ASO GAFUA...SAVUILI E AGI MAI SAUTE I SASA`E 20 I LE 30 NOTE MA E
AGI FAATA`UTA`U. SAMI E 12 I LE 15 FT. E TOULU TIMUGA.
.PO ASO GAFUA MA LE ASO LUA...SAVILI E AGI MAI SAUTE I SASA`E 15 I
LE 20 NOTE. SAMI E 12 I LE 14 FT. E TAAPE SOLO TIMU.
.PO ASO LUA E OO I LE ASO TOFI...SAVILI E AGI MAI SAUTE I SASA`E
10 I LE 20 NOTE. SAMI E 10 I LE 13 FT. E TAAPE NAI TIMU.
.ASO FARAILE...SAVILI E AGI MAI SASA`E 10 I LE 15 NOTE. O LE A
FAAITIITIA LE MAUALULUGA O SAMI E LATA I LE 8 I LE 11 FT. E TAAPE
NAI TIMU.

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
155 PM SST SUN AUG 2 2015

ASZ001>003-031915-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
155 PM SST SUN AUG 2 2015

...A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM SST MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS TO 50 MPH
  FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING...UNTIL 3 PM SST MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING AND WALKING DIFFICULT.
  THESE STRONG GUSTS CAN SLAM DOORS WITH GREAT FORCE...COLLAPSE
  TENTS AND BLOW AWAY LOOSE OBJECTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
155 AOAULI ASO SA AUKUSO 2 2015

...UA IAI NEI SE FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI SEIA OO I LE 3 I LE
AOAULI O LE ASO GAFUA...

* SAVILI...SAVILI MAI SAUTE I SASA`E 20 I LE 35 MAILA I LE
  ITULA...E AGI FAATA`UTA`U MA E MAFAI ONA OO ATU I LE 50 MAILA I
  LE ITULA AE MAISE LAVA I NOFOAGA MAPU`EPU`E.

* TAIMI...SEIA OO I LE 3 I LE AOAULI O LE ASO GAFUA.

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...O LE A MAFAI ONA AAFIA LE FA`ATAUTAI O TAAVALE
  MA LE FEGASOLOA`I O LE ATUNUU I LUGA O AUALA-TELE...AE MAISE LE
  FAALEAGAINA O NI MEA-TOTINO PO O FALE-IE I MUA-FALE PO O TUA-
  FALE.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O LE MALOSI O LE AGI O SAVILI E OO ATU I LE 35 MPH E MAFAI ONA
AAFIA AI LE FA`ATAUTAI O TAAVALE MA LOLI I LUGA O AUALA-TELE.
FAAMOLEMOLE IA FAAUTAGIA MAI LENEI FAUTUAGA.

$$

BAQUI


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
217 PM SST SUN AUG 2 2015

ASZ001>003-032030-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
217 PM SST SUN AUG 2 2015

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND DANGEROUS SURFS EXPECTED...

STRONG TRADE-WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND MONDAY. A BROAD AREA
OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL ENHANCE A STRONG TRADE-WIND REGIME TO REMAIN
NEAR THE SAMOAN ISLANDS THROUGH MONDAY. HENCE...A WIND ADVISORY HAS
BEEN ISSUED TO MIRROR THIS SITUATION.

AS THESE STRONG GUSTY WINDS MOVE ACROSS AMERICAN SAMOA...THE COASTAL
WATERS WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY THE WINDS. LONG PERIOD SWELLS
COMBINED WITH TRADE-WIND GENERATED SEAS AND SWELLS WILL ENHANCE
DANGEROUS SURFS ALONG THE EAST AND SOUTH FACING REEFS THROUGH THE
MIDWEEK. SEE CFWPPG AND AFDPPG FOR MORE INFORMATION. A HIGH SURF
WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED TO REFLECT THE EXPECTED SITUATION.

AS A RESULT...PLEASE EXERCISE CAUTION AS SEAS AND WINDS CONTINUE TO IMPACT
LOCAL WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS.

&&

...E MALOLOSI LE AGI FAATA`UTA`U O LE TUAOLOA MA E SI`ISI`I MA E
MATUA MAUALULUGA GALU...

E AGI LE TUAOLOA I LE 25 I LE 35 MAILA I LE ITULA MA E MAFAI ONA
OO ATU LE AGI FAATA`UTA`U I LE 50 MAILA I LE ITULA AE MAISE LAVA I
NOFOAGA MAUALULUGA I LE PO NANEI MA LE ASO GAFUA. UA IAI NEI SE
FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI MO LE ATUNUU...FAAMOLEMOLE TAGA`I ANE
I FAUTUAGA UA MAE`A ONA MOMOLI ATU I LUGA O UPEGA TAFAILAGI MA ALA-LEO.

ONA O LE MALOLOSI O SAVILI MA MATAGI...O LE A AAFIA AI FO`I TULAGA
O GATAIFALE E OO ATU I LE OGATOTONU O LE VAIASO NEI. O LE A SI`ISI`I
MA MAUALULUGA LE FAFATI O GALU FAAPEA AUMA MAI SAUTE. UA IAI FO`I
SE LAPATAIGA MO GALU TETELE MA MAUALULUGA MO LE ATUNUU. IA TAGA`I
ANE I LAPATAIGA UA MAE`A ONA MOMOLI ATU I LUGA O UPEGA TAFAILAGI
MA ALA-LEO.

FAAMOLEMOLE...IA FAAUTAGIA MAI FAUTUAGA MA LAPATAIGA AUA TULAGA
LOULOUA O LE TAU MO NAI ISI ASO.

$$

BAQUI

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