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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
154 PM SST MON APR 20 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW A
SURFACE TROUGH TO THE SOUTH AND IS SLOWLY MOVING NORTH TOWARDS
THE ISLANDS. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS AN UNSTABLE PROFILE.
MODELS SUGGEST THAT THE SURFACE TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
SCATTERED SHOWERS ACROSS THE ISLANDS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. THEREFORE...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL
DOMINATE THE SHORT TERM ALONG WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.

.LONG TERM...
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...THE SURFACE TROUGH WILL ONCE AGAIN
DESCEND SOUTH ON THURSDAY AS THE SURFACE RIDGE TO THE NORTHEAST
MIGRATES WESTWARD. HOWEVER EAST WINDS WILL NOT INCREASE TO GENTLE
CONDITIONS UNTIL SATURDAY. WILL AMEND THE PREVIOUS FCST TO
REFLECT THE CURRENT PREDICTIONS.

&&

.MARINE...
WAVE WATCH ANALYSIS AND THE AUNUU BUOY REVEALED SEAS SUBSIDING
BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ACROSS COASTAL WATERS AND SHORELINES. NO
SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE FCST AREA IN THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELED
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELED

&&

$$

MALALA








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