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FXZS60 NSTU 230106

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pago Pago AS
206 PM SST Wed Mar 22 2023

.Short term...
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...A surface trough to the northeast
will elevate showers to numerous on Friday night and the weekend.
With the trough approaching, gentle to breezy tradewinds will move
across the tonight and Thursday. Winds will later shift to the
east on Thursday night before shifting northeast on Friday.

.Long term...
SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...The aforementioned trough will pass
west of the islands on Sunday. However, remnants will linger near
the islands and hold scattered showers through Sunday night. A
ridge extending from the east southeast will bring stable
conditions on the Monday. This will persist through Wednesday.
Gentle winds will diminish to light flow on Sunday. These variable
winds will remain through the new week.


Seas of 5 to 7 ft will persist through Saturday night. With light
winds on Sunday and the new week, seas will subside 4 to 6 ft
across the islands.