Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
140 PM SST Thu Apr 19 2018

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...Surface trough to the south will
continue to descend south while the ridge over the islands builds.
RAOB from this afternoon depicts a conditional unstable profile.
High pressure to the southeast will continue to strengthen the
ridge over the islands in the next few days. Light winds and
isolated showers will persist through the short term.

.Long term...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Trough to the south will keep light and
variable winds over the islands throughout the new week. No
changes to the previous forecast.


Seas of 5 to 7 ft will persist tonight before subsiding 4 to 6 ft
on Sunday night. No significant swells are expected.





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