Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
217 PM SST Mon Oct 14 2019

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Surface trough to the northeast
remains nearly stationary tonight and Tuesday. This trough is
expected to descend over the islands on Tuesday night and through
through Wednesday night. ASCAT swath from this morning shows
gentle east winds across the islands. RAOB from this afternoon
depicted a stable profile. Minimum showers tonight increasing on
Tuesday night through the rest of the short term.

.Long term...
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...The aforementioned trough will move
south and the high pressure to the southwest will establish
gentle winds on Friday. Moisture will remain near the islands
through the new week, holding scattered showers through the new


Seas of 5 to 7 ft will persist throughout the week and into the
new week. No significant swells are expected to impact the





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