Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 210205
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST MON APR 21 2014

WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC BETWEEN EQUATOR AND 25N FROM 130E TO 180.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH RUNS NORTHEASTWARD FROM 6N130E TO A
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED WEST OF YAP NEAR 10N136E...THEN CURVES
SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH ANOTHER DISTURBANCE CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF
KOSRAE AT 4N165E TO END AT 7N170E. A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES
NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE FIRST DISTURBANCE AT 10N136E ACROSS THE FAR
NORTHERN CNMI TO 20N147E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NORTH OF YAP AND KOROR AND NORTHWEST OF
THE MARIANAS WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N133E TO 13N135E TO
20N147E. FARTHER EAST...SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND SOUTH OF CHUUK
WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N150E TO EQ156E. FINALLY...SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NEAR POHNPEI...ACROSS
KOSRAE...KWAJALEIN AND MAJURO TO THE DATE LINE BETWEEN THE EQUATOR
AND 10N FROM 159E TO THE DATE LINE.

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N170E TO 24N165E AND
CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE TO JUST NORTH OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS NEAR
20N146E TO BEYOND 15N AT 130E. LOW CLOUDS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE
FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 160 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS FEATURE.

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MOCHIMARU/AYDLETT









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