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High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
230 AM SST THU JAN 29 2015

ASZ001>003-300215-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
230 AM SST THU JAN 29 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTH FACING SHORES...

* SURF...LARGE SURFS OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT NORTH
  FACING SHORES. STRONG WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE MONSOONAL TROUGH
  WILL GENERATE LOCALIZED SWELLS AND HAZARDOUS SURFS THAT WILL
  PEAK TO NEAR 14 FEET DURING THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS 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
230 VAVEAO ASO TOFI IANUARI 29 2015

...O LO`O FAAAUAU FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA MO TALAFATAI I MATU
O LE ATUNUU...

* GALU...O LE A `AAFIA TALAFATAI I MATU O LE ATUNUU I GALU
  MAUALULUGA E 8 I LE 10 FUTU. O LE A SI`ISI`I TULAGA O SAMI MA
  GALU MA O LE A MAFAI ONA O`O ATU I LE 14 FUTU I LE ASO TOFI MA
  LE ASO FARAILE.

* TAIMI...SEIA O`O I LE ASO SA.

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...E TETELE GALU MA MALOLOSI `AAVE 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
623 AM SST THU JAN 29 2015

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

PSZ150>152-300615-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
623 AM SST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 KT
 WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS BUILDING TO NEAR 9 TO 12 FT. NUMEROUS
 SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 13
 TO 16 FT. FREQUENT SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO
 15 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO
 13 FT. SCATTERED 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...TAAVILIGA O SAVILI 08F O LE A TUMAU
MAMAO I MATU I SISIFO O SAVAII I LE ASO. O UIGA LOULOUA O LE A
TUMAU PEA I LUGA O LE ATUSAMOA SEIA OO ATU I LE ASO FARAILE.

...O LOO FAAAUAU FAUTUAGA MO VAA LAITI...

.LE ASO...SAVILI E AGI MAI MATU 10 I LE 20 NOTE ONA AGI MAI LEA
 MAI MATU I SISIFO 20 I LE 35 NOTE MA E AGI FAATA`UTA`U. SAMI O
 LE A SI`ISI`I ATU I LE 9 I LE 12 FT. E TOULU TIMUGA MA FAITITILI
 E TAAPE SOLO.
.PO NANEI...SAVILI E AGI MAI MATU I SISIFO 20 I LE 35 NOTE MA E
 AGI FAATA`UTA`U. SAMI E 13 I LE 16 FT. E TETELE TIMUGA MA
 FAITITILI E TAAPE SOLO.
.ASO FARAILE MA LE PO ASO FARAILE...SAVILI E AGI MAI MATU I SISIFO
 10 I LE 20 NOTE. SAMI E 13 I LE 15 FT. E TOULU TIMUGA.
.ASO TOONA`I E O`O ATU I LE ASO GAFUA...SAVILI E AGI MAI MATU I
 SISIFO 10 I LE 15 NOTE. SAMI E 11 I LE 13 FT. E TAAPE SOLO TIMU.

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
717 AM SST THU JAN 29 2015

ASZ002-300700-
MANUA-
717 AM SST THU JAN 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...

* STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 TO 55 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

* TIMING...UNTIL FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ESPECIALLY
  WHEN DRIVING ON THE MAIN ROAD. STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN BREAK TREE
  BRANCHES AND INTERRUPT ELECTRICAL AND PHONE WIRE LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 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
717 TAEAO ASO TOFI IANUARI 29 2015

...O LO`O FAAAUAU FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI E O`O ATU I LE TAEAO
O LE ASO FARAILE...

* E MALOLOSI LE AGI FAATA`UTA`U O SAVILI MA E MAFAI ONA O`O ATU I
  LE 35 I LE 55 MPH E O`O ATU I LE PO NANEI.

* TAIMI...SEIA O`O I LE ASO FARAILE.

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...E FAUTUAINA FEMALAGAIGA I LUGA O AUALA-TELE INA
  IA FAAFOE TAAVALE MA LE FAAETEETE. E MAFAI ONA GAUI LA`AU MA
  FAALEAGAINA LAINA MA UAEA O UILA MA TELEFONI...ONA O LE MALOLOSI
  O LE AGI FAATA`UTA`U O SAVILI O LE A AAFIA AI LE ATUNUU.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI E FAAILOA MAI AI O LE A AGI FAATA`UTA`U
SAVILI E LATA I LE 45 MPH PE SILI ATU FO`I. ONA O LE MALOLOSI O SAVILI
MA LE AGI FAATA`UTA`U...E MAFAI ONA AAFIA AI FEMALAGAIGA I LUGA O
AUALA TELE. FAAMOLEMOLE IA FAAUTAGIA MAI LENEI FAUTUAGA.

$$

BAQUI


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
704 AM SST THU JAN 29 2015

ASZ001>003-300545-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
704 AM SST THU JAN 29 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY WINDS
EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY...

AN ACTIVE MONSOONAL TROUGH WHICH NOW SITS BETWEEN TUTUILA AND MANUA
WILL TRIGGER SCATTERED TO FREQUENT SHOWERS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
AND GUSTY WINDS ESPECIALLY OVER COASTAL WATERS. A BULK OF HEAVY
MOISTURE AND DEVELOPING CONVECTION ARE FOUND UP TO 200 MILES NORTH
QUADRANTS OF TUTUILA AND MANUA. STRONG GUSTY WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH
THE MONSOONAL TROUGH WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AFFECTED AREA AND
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY. FREQUENT SHOWERS AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL CAN PRODUCE UP TO 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL THROUGH THIS
EVENING. FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AS WET WEATHER CONDITIONS
CONTINUE TO LINGER ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO OUTLETS
AND TV MEDIA IN AMERICAN SAMOA FOR WEATHER FORECAST UPDATES AND
WARNINGS. TAKE PRECAUTIONARY ACTIONS ESPECIALLY WHEN TRAVELING ON
THE MAIN ROAD. REPORT ALL SEVERE WEATHER INCIDENTS TO THE EOC AT
699-3800 OR CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT 699-9130.

&&

...E MAMAFA TIMUGA MA FAITITILI...MA E AGI FAATA`UTA`U SAVILI E
O`O ATU I LE ASO FARAILE...

UA TAOTO NEI TULAGA LOULOUA O LE TAU I LE VA O TUTUILA MA MANUA I
LE TAEAO NEI...MA O LE A MAFAI ONA FAATUPULAIA TIMUGA TETELE MA
FAITITILI...MA O LE A SI`ISI`I FO`I TULAGA O LE TAU AE MAISE LAVA
I LUGA O GATAIFALE O LE ATUNUU. E MAMAFA FAAPUTUGA AO O LO`O TAOTO
I MATU E O`O ATU I LE 200 MAILA LE MAMAO MAI TUTUILA MA MANUA. O
LONA UIGA...O LE A FAAOPOOPOINA PEA LE MALOLOSI O LE AGI FAATA`UTA`U
O SAVILI ONA O FAITITILI O LE A TAAPE SOLO I GATAIFALE O LE ATUNUU
E O`O ATU I LE ASO FARAILE. E MAMAFA MA TETELE TIMUGA...E MAFAI
ONA O`O ATU I LE 3 I LE 5 INISI FAAPUTUGA TIMU E O`O ATU I LE
AFIAFI A NANEI. E ONO TULA`I MAI TAFEGA MA LOLOGA ONA O LE SI`ISI`I
O TULAGA O LE TAU O LE A VAAIA I LE ATUNUU E O`O ATU I LE TAEAO O
LE ASO FARAILE.

E FAUTUAINA LE MAMALU LAUTELE INA IA FAAFOFOGA I TALA O LE TAU MAI
OFISA MA TELEVISE FAASALALAU I AMERIKA SAMOA. IA FAAUTAGIA MAI
FAUTUAGA MA LAPATAIGA AE MAISE TAIMI E FAAFOE AI TA`AVALE I LUGA O
AUALA-TELE. IA FA`AFESOOTA`I VAVE ANE LE OFISA O LE EOC I LE
699-3800 PO O LE OFISA O LE TAU I LE 699-9130 PE A IAI NI AAFIAGA
E TULA`I MAI I TULAGA LOULOUA O LE TAU.

$$

BAQUI

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