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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
214 PM SST Thu Apr 26 2018

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...Models are showing a trough to
the north moving across the islands through the weekend and moving
further south. Expect scattered to numerous showers to persist
through Saturday. Light and variable winds will prevail through
the weekend before a high pressure to the south transports gentle
to moderate easterlies late Saturday night. Expect daily
temperatures to remain in the mid to high 80s through the weekend.

.Long term...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...The aforementioned high pressure to the
south will dominate weather features in the new week. Models are
struggling to define a series of low pressures to the south.
However, these low pressures will likely move further south
towards New Zealand. Gentle to moderate easterlies with embedded
scattered to numerous showers will persist over the new week.


Wave Watch III models are showing combined seas fluctuating
but remaining below advisory levels for the next couple of days.
Sea heights of 5 to 7 feet will subside to 4 to 6 feet Friday
morning and remain there until Saturday. No significant swells are
expected through the new week.





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