Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 161458
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1258 AM CHST WED JAN 17 2018

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

A STATIONARY FRONT CURVES WESTWARD THROUGH 24N180 TO A CIRCULATION
NORTH OF WAKE ISLAND NEAR 26N164E. A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD
FROM THE CIRCULATION TO NEAR 21N157E...THEN CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE
ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN CNMI TO BEYOND 12N130E. CLOUDINESS AND
SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 350 MILES NORTH OF THIS BOUNDARY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO PRESENT WELL
NORTH-NORTHWEST OF WAKE ISLAND NORTH OF A LINE FROM 22N160E TO
24N167E...AND WELL NORTHWEST OF YAP WITHIN 100 MILES OF 14N132E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM MINDANAO THROUGH 6N130E
TO A CIRCULATION NEAR 4N140E BEFORE ENDING NEAR EQ145E. SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND SOUTH OF KOROR
BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 6N FROM 130E TO 145E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF YAP BETWEEN 6N AND 11N FROM 141E TO 148E...AND
ACROSS PORTIONS OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI STATES BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND
10N FROM 148E TO 160E. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE ALSO PRESENT NORTH OF
KWAJALEIN AND MAJURO WITHIN 120 MILES OF A LINE FROM 13N165E TO
8N173E TO 9N180.

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AYDLETT



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