Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 281536
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
136 AM CHST FRI JUL 29 2016

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

TWO CIRCULATIONS ARE CENTERED EAST OF OKINAWA NEAR 26N134E AND
EAST OF IWO TO ISLAND NEAR 24N146E. UPPER-LEVEL DIVERGENCE IS
TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THESE
SYSTEMS NORTH OF A LINE FROM 21N133E TO 19N140E TO 20N152E.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE
CENTERED NORTHWEST OF KOROR NEAR 11N129E TO END SOUTHWEST OF
YAP AT 3N136E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING NEAR THESE FEATURES OVER PALAU...WEST OF A LINE FROM
EQ133E TO 9N136E TO 16N135E. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND
SOUTHEAST OF YAP BETWEEN 2N AND 5N FROM 140E TO 145E.

TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ARE PRODUCING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR
CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE WITHIN 175 MILES OF A LINE FROM 8N151E
TO 5N169E.

DIVERGENT WINDS SOUTHEAST OF AN UPPER-LEVEL LOW CENTERED JUST
NORTH OF KWAJALEIN AT 11N169E ARE COUPLING WITH LOW-LEVEL
CONVERGENCE TO CREATE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
FROM THE EASTERN MARSHALL ISLANDS TO THE DATE LINE BETWEEN 3N AND
10N FROM 170E TO 180.

A SURFACE TROUGH REACHES NORTHEASTWARD FROM WEST OF WAKE ISLAND AT
19N156E TO BEYOND 25N AT 162E. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE SEEN NEAR THE
ISLAND BETWEEN 19N AND 24N FROM 161E TO 168E.

$$

CHAN



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