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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
207 PM SST MON APR 27 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW A WEAK
SURFACE TROUGH TO THE SOUTH OF THE ISLANDS AND IS NEARLY
STATIONARY. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE.
MODELS CONTINUE TO HOLD THE WEAK SURFACE TROUGH TO THE SOUTH. HIGH
PRESSURE TO THE FAR SOUTHWEST IS SLOWLY MOVING EASTWARD. THEREFORE
CONTINUE TO EXPECT ISOLATED SHOWERS AND VARIABLE WINDS DURING THE
SHORT TERM.

.LONG TERM...
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...THE MIGRATING HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH
WILL STRENGTHEN EAST WINDS TO BREEZY AND STRONG CONDITIONS LATE
DURING THE WEEK. STRONG WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH TO GENTLE
CONDITIONS ON SUNDAY AND THE PERSIST THROUGH THE REST OF THE FCST.

&&

.MARINE...
AUNUU BUOY DEPICTS SEAS BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS TO 5 TO 7 FT. WIND
GENERATED SEAS AND SOUTHERN SWELLS WILL ONCE AGAIN ELEVATE
CONDITIONS TO HAZARDOUS STATE ON THURSDAY. FOR NOW...WILL CANCEL
THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR COASTAL WATERS
AND SOUTHERN FACING SHORES.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
HSA IS CANCELED
SCA IS CANCELED

&&

$$

MALALA






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