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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

Feb to April 2019  

March to May 2019   

April to June 2019  

 

fma

Sea Level near Samoa will increase between 1-5cm from average for Feb to April 2019 period.

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mam

Sea Levels near Samoa will increase between 1cm to 5cm from average for March to May 2019 period.

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amj

Sea Levels near Samoa will increase between 1cm to 10cm from average for April to June 2019 period.

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