Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 200306
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SUN APR 20 2014

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

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH MEANDERS NORTHEASTWARD FROM NEAR MINDANAO
THROUGH 6N130E TO A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED NEAR YAP AT
10N137E...THEN TURNS SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH A CIRCULATION CENTERED
SOUTH OF KOSRAE AT 3N163E TO END AT EQ172E. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NORTH OF THE DISTURBANCE WITHIN
90 MILES OF 12N136E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE SEEN OVER KOROR BETWEEN 7N AND 10N FROM 132E TO 135E AND ALSO
OVER YAP WITHIN 50 MILES OF 10N138E. SIMILAR WEATHER IS ALSO FOUND
NEAR THE CIRCULATION SOUTH OF POHNPEI BUT OVER KOSRAE WITHIN 100
MILES OF A LINE FROM 4N155E TO 3N161E TO 7N167E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE
NEAR YAP TO BEYOND 25N AT 155E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EVIDENT OVER THE NORTHERN CNMI AND SOUTH OF MINAMI
TORI SHIMA WITHIN 85 MILES OF A LINE FROM 18N146E TO 22N155E.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE SOUTHERN MARSHALL ISLANDS EASTWARD TO THE
DATE LINE...OR EAST OF A LINE FROM 4N168E TO 9N169E.

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CHAN




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