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FXZS60 NSTU 200107

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
207 PM SST Tue Feb 19 2019

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...Active trough to the northeast
will remain nearly stationary. Light and variable winds will
persist through the short term. RAOB from this afternoon depicts a
stable profile. However, another trough will develop across the
islands on Thursday, elevating showers to scattered.

.Long term...
FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Models are now showing numerous lows
developing within the trough during the weekend and into the new
week. These lows will move over the islands while drifting
southeast along the axis. Numerous showers and strong and gusty
winds will persist throughout the long term. However, will keep
the previous forecast while monitoring this development across the


Seas of 4 to 6 ft will persist in the next few days. With the
active trough moving across the islands on Sunday, seas will rise
5 to 7 ft and then above advisory levels on Sunday night. The
active trough will persist throughout the new week.





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