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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
146 PM SST Thu Dec 12 2019

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...Surface trough will continue to
hold scattered showers over the islands tonight as strong winds
aloft remains stationary. As the jet streak in the upper levels
weakens, showers will dissipate and reduce to isolated on Friday.
However, showers will again materialize over the islands on Friday
night as the surface trough to the southeast moves closer the
islands. Winds will remain light and variable for the rest of the
short term with the trough near the islands.

.Long term...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...The aforementioned trough will move over
the islands on Sunday and hold numerous showers through the rest
of the new week. A low will develop to the east of the islands on
Thursday within the trough and slowly lift showers to the north
northeast on Thursday night. Will keep numerous showers for the
rest of the long term while monitoring future developments of
these weather features.


Seas of 5 to 7 ft will persist through the new week. No
significant swells are expected to impact the islands through the





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