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FXZS60 NSTU 250100
AFDPPG

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
200 PM SST TUE MAY 24 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW
SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS OVER THE ISLANDS AND AN ACTIVE SURFACE TROUGH
TO THE NORTHEAST. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A CONDITIONAL
UNSTABLE PROFILE. MODELS SUGGEST THAT THE HIGH PRESSURE TO THE
SOUTH WILL CONTINUE EASTWARD SLOWLY. ACTIVE SURFACE TROUGH TO THE
NORTHEAST WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGHOUT THE SHORT TERM.
GENTLE TRADES WILL INCREASE TO BREEZY CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY
MORNING AS THE HIGH MIGRATES EASTWARD WHILE STRENGTHENING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL PERSIST TONIGHT BEFORE REDUCING TO ISOLATED
CONDITIONS ON WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.LONG TERM...
FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...ANOTHER HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH WILL
MAINTAIN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND BREEZY EAST WINDS THROUGHOUT THE
LONG TERM. MODELS ARE NOW HOLDING ABUNDANT MOISTURE TO THE NORTH
THROUGHOUT THE LONG TERM. THEREFORE...NO CHANGES TO THE LONG TERM.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT WILL PERSIST TONIGHT BEFORE ELEVATING 7 TO 9 FT
ON THURSDAY MORNING. WITH BREEZY EAST WINDS...ROUGH SEAS WILL
PERSIST FOR THE REST OF THE FORECAST PERIOD.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.

&&

$$

MALALA








000
FXZS60 NSTU 240105
AFDPPG

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
205 PM SST MON MAY 23 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW
NUMEROUS CONVECTIONS OVER MANUA AND A COUPLE SLIGHT TO THE NORTH
OF TUTUILA AND AUNUU. A FEW LOW CLOUDS ARE DEPICTED OVER SWAINS. A
LOW EMBEDDED WITHIN THE SURFACE TROUGH OVER TUTUILA AND MANUA IS
SLOWLY MOVING EAST NORTHEAST. MODELS SUGGEST THAT ABUNDANT
MOISTURE OVER TUTUILA AND MANUA WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST.
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH IS SLOWLY MIGRATING EASTWARD. HENCE
GENTLE TRADES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ISLANDS TONIGHT BEFORE TURNING
EAST ON WEDNESDAY. THEREFORE...FOR TONIGHT EXPECT NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER MANUA...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER TUTUILA AND AUNUU...ISOLATED
SHOWERS OVER SWAINS. FOR THE REST OF THE SHORT TERM...EXPECT
GENTLE TRADES AND EAST WINDS ACROSS THE ISLANDS ALONG WITH
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

.LONG TERM...
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE EASTWARD
WHILE STRENGTHENING. EAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO BREEZY CONDITIONS
ON THURSDAY AND REMAIN THROUGH THE REST OF THE LONG TERM. SHOWERS
WILL REMAIN AT A MINIMUM DURING THE LONG TERM. WITH BREEZY
WINDS...SKY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO INCREASE TO MOSTLY CLOUDY ON
THURSDAY.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT WILL PERSIST IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS. BREEZY TO
STRONG TRADES ON THURSDAY WILL ELEVATE SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. THESE
HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGHOUT THE REST OF THE FORECAST
PERIOD.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.

&&

$$

MALALA








000
FXZS60 NSTU 230101
AFDPPG

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
201 PM SST SUN MAY 22 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW MOST OF
THE CONVECTIONS TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE ISLANDS. HIGH PRESSURE TO
THE SOUTHWEST IS SLOWLY MOVING EASTWARD. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON
DEPICTS A STABLE PROFILE. MODELS SUGGEST THAT MOST OF THE
CONVECTIONS WILL BE PUSHED TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTHWEST WILL BRING ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
GENTLE TRADES ACROSS THE ISLANDS BY MONDAY NIGHT. FOR NOW...EXPECT
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND VARIABLE WINDS THROUGH MONDAY.

.LONG TERM...
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOST OF THE MOISTURE WILL BE PLACED TO
NORTH AS THE HIGH PRESSURE MIGRATES EASTWARD THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.
THEREFORE EXPECT GENTLE TRADES AND ISOLATED SHOWERS DURING THE
REST OF THE LONG TERM.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS OF 4 TO 6 FT WILL PERSIST ACROSS COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT
BEFORE ELEVATING TO 5 TO 7 FT MONDAY MORNING. SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT
WILL REMAIN FOR THE REST OF THE FORECAST.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.

&&

$$










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