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Sea Level Prediction for Samoa

Sea level rise continues to affect Samoa's coastal industries and ecosystems. As a direct result, livelihood of local communities are severe impacted. Through utilisation of a sea level prediction model that allows us to predict sea level changes up to 1 to 9 months in advance.

The Seasonal Prediction of Sea level service is designed to inform local communities and Government agencies (Fisheries Division-MAF, Division of Environment Conservation-MNRE and Disaster Management Office-MNRE) by providing early warning and prediction information to minimize risks/impacts of changing sea levels.

The following products were generated from POAMA-2 Global Climate Model under PACCSAP that Samoa is a Partner Country.

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Sea level predictions for Samoa are now available for the following seasons

March to May 2017  

April to June 2017   

May to July 2017  

mar  may
 

Sea Level near Samoa will be 5-10 cm above from average for March to May 2017 period.

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april june

Sea Levels near Samoa will be between 0 - 5cm below from average for April to June 2017 period.

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may july

Sea Levels near Samoa will be between 0 - 5cm below from average, for May to July 2017 period.

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