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FXZS60 NSTU 130041

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago  AS
141 PM SST Thu Oct 12 2017

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...A surface trough to the southwest
is slowly intensifying and expanding northeast across the 
islands. Satellite shows a broad area of convections to the 
southwest along with convections rapidly rising across the 
territory. RAOB from this afternoon depicts an unstable profile 
with the total total index rising above thunderstorms thresholds. 
High pressure to the southeast is slowly moving east. With the 
active surface trough slowly developing across the territory, 
expect numerous showers and thunderstorms tonight through Friday 
night. In addition, breezy and gusty winds will also persist 
through Friday night. The surface trough will move southeast and 
to the northeast of the islands on Saturday night. Hence, winds
will gradually drop to light and variable and showers to scattered

.Long term...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...The surface trough to the southeast will
descend to the south while a newly develop trough up north will
move over the islands on Wednesday night. Therefore, another
episode of showers continue to the new week. 


PacIOOS buoy near Aunuu revealed hazardous seas of 6 to 8 ft 
across the territory. These hazardous seas will subside below
advisory levels on Saturday morning. No other significant swells
are expected during the new week. 


High surf advisory remains in effect until Friday night. 
Small craft advisory remains in effect until Friday night.