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FXZS60 NSTU 220048
AFDPPG

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
148 PM SST TUE OCT 21 2014

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...A NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST ORIENTED
RIDGE JUST SOUTH OF AMERICAN SAMOA WILL SLOWLY DRIFT EAST. LATEST
SOLUTIONS SHOW THIS RIDGE DOMINATING WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE
ISLANDS THROUGH WEDNESDAY...BEFORE A SURFACE TROUGH TO THE WEST
MOVES CLOSER TO THE ISLANDS...INCREASING THE POSSIBILITY OF SHOWERS
AND CLOUDS STREAMING ACROSS THE TERRITORY BY THURSDAY.

.LONG TERM...
FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...GLOBAL MODELS SHOW A SURFACE TROUGH
LINGERING NEAR THE TERRITORY THROUGH THE LONG TERM. THIS WILL
MAINTAIN LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS ACROSS THE AREA...ALONG WITH
PERIODS OF SHOWERS.

&&

.MARINE...
SEAS WILL GRADUALLY FALL BELOW ADVISORY THRESHOLDS TONIGHT. HENCE...THE
ADVISORIES FOR SMALL CRAFT AND HIGH SURF DUE WILL BE CANCELLED
LATER TONIGHT.

&&

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

&&

$$

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