Time : 04:36 (pm)

FORECAST DISCUSSION
FRIDAY 09th DECEMBER 2022 – AM SHIFT

TODAY:
The moist Northerly wind flow continues to prevail over Samoa. Meanwhile, the weak convergence to the south of the group is expected to move further away from the islands in the afternoon with easing conditions. Therefore, expect isolated showers with brief heavy falls in some areas. Therefore, the Heavy Rain Advisory remains for all land areas of Samoa.

SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY:
The latest model predictions indicated moisture associated with the Northerly wind flow to decrease across the islands as it concentrates to the south of the group with minimum showery activities for the next couple of days. Furthermore, the dominant easterlies will dominate from Sunday as it maintains few showery activities for the group. Expect a wind change to the Northwest for the last day of the outlook period.

MARINE OUTLOOK:
The latest wave observations indicate wave heights fluctuating below 2 metres. The light to gentle Northerly is predicted to prevail with a low probability of high wind waves and swell over the marine waters.

WARNING/ADVISORY:
HEAVY RAIN ADVISORY.

TEAM AM-SHIFT:
A. Maua, T. Aroni & S. Lafoga.