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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
205 PM SST SAT MAY 2 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW ISOLATED
SHOWERS OVER THE ISLANDS AND THE SURFACE TROUGH BEEN PUSHED TO THE
NORTH. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE. MODELS
SUGGEST THAT HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH WILL STALL TONIGHT BEFORE
MOVING SOUTHEAST ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. A CONVERGENCE WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE ISLANDS ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...
TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...THE LOW LEVEL CONVERGENCE WILL REMAIN
NEARLY STATIONARY ACROSS THE ISLANDS DURING THE NEW WEEK BEFORE
MIGRATING NORTHWARD ON FRIDAY NIGHT. WILL KEEP THE PREVIOUS FCST
WHILE MONITORING THE LATEST MODEL RUNS. THEREFORE...NO CHANGES TO
THE PREVIOUS FCST.

&&

.MARINE...
HAZARDOUS SEAS OF 9 TO 12 FT WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
HOWEVER MODELS ARE NOW DEPICTING ANOTHER SET OF SWELLS TO KEEP
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS THROUGH THE FCST PERIOD.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT

&&

$$

MALALA






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