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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
131 PM SST Wed Apr 25 2018

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...Strong winds aloft is slowly
diminishing. Satellite shows convections just north of Savaii and
Upolu. RAOB from this afternoon depicts a dry and stable profile.
A weak trough up north will spread scattered showers over the
islands on Thursday night through Friday night. High pressure to
the southwest will drift south on Thursday night. Expect isolated
showers tonight becoming scattered on Thursday night. Light and
variable will persist throughout the short term.

.Long term...
SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...The weak trough will slowly pass
across the islands before completely moving south on Saturday
night. A ridge will build south of the on Saturday. This will
generate gentle east winds and persist through the new week.
Isolated showers will persist through the new week.

&&

.Marine...
Seas of 4 to 6 ft will persist through Friday night before
slightly building 5 to 7 ft on Saturday. No significant swells are
expected.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
None.

&&

$$

Malala



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