Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 031520
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
120 AM CHST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD FROM NEAR
MINDANAO THROUGH A WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF KOROR AT
3N131E TO A BROAD CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF YAP AT EQ144E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NORTH OF
THESE FEATURES NEAR KOROR WITHIN 105 MILES OF A LINE FROM 6N130E
TO 5N136E...AND ALSO SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 6N
FROM 145E TO 152E. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN SOUTH OF YAP
BETWEEN 3N AND 9N FROM 136E TO 145E.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS NORTHEASTWARD FROM SOUTHEAST OF KOSRAE AT
EQ168E TO END NEAR MAJURO AT 8N173E. CONVERGING TRADE WINDS NEAR
AND WEST OF THIS FEATURE ARE CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER POHNPEI...KOSRAE AND THE SOUTHERN
MARSHALL ISLANDS WITHIN 125 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N156E TO 5N164E
TO 7N175E.

$$

CHAN


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