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FXZS60 NSTU 050027
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
127 PM SST MON MAY 4 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW CLOUDS
ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW LEVEL CONVERGENCE ACROSS THE ISLANDS. THE
MODELS ARE HOLDING THIS CONVERGENCE ZONE/TROUGH ACROSS THE
ISLANDS THROUGH OUT THE WEEK. THE HIGH PRESSURE SOUTH OF SAMOA
CONTINUES TO MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD. THUS...EXPECT BRISK TRADES TO
CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AND SHOULD SLOWLY DIMINISH AS THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE ISLANDS WEAKENS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
SHOULD CONTINUE FOR MOST OF THE FORECAST PERIOD ALTHOUGH THE RAOB
INDICATED A LITTLE MOVE STABLE ATMOSPHERE THAN IT WAS IN THE LAST
36 HOUS.

.LONG TERM...
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...THE LOW LEVEL CONVERGENCE/TROUGH WILL REMAIN
NEARLY STATIONARY OVER THE ISLANDS FOR THE REST FOR THE WEEK.
BREEZY TRADES WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEK. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH
TRADES OF 15 TO 20 MPH.


&&

.MARINE...
TRADE WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FT.


&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
SCA & HSA


&&

$$
AKAPO






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