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FXZS60 NSTU 170110

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
210 PM SST Fri Mar 16 2018

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...A weak surface trough approaching
from the north will spread scattered showers across the islands
tonight. RAOB from this afternoon depicts a conditional unstable
profile. With the trough in the vicinity, light and variable winds
will persist through Sunday. A ridge extending from the southeast
will introduce gentle east winds on Sunday night. Expect scattered
showers tonight becoming isolated for the rest of the short term.

.Long term...
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...High pressure to the south will produce
scattered showers and gentle east winds through Tuesday. A trough
extending across the territory, will spread numerous on Thursday.
Will keep showers on scattered while monitoring a few more runs.
However, winds will diminish to light and variable on Tuesday


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





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