Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 181443
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST SAT APR 19 2014

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

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH RUNS EASTWARD FROM 7N130E THROUGH A
CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTH OF GUAM AT 10N144E...THEN TURNS
SOUTHEASTWARD TO END AT EQ173E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND MAINLY EAST OF YAP BETWEEN 13N AND 6N FROM
139E TO 145E. FARTHER EAST...SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE OCCURRING SOUTH
OF POHNPEI SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 3N152E TO 3N163E AND SOUTHWEST OF
MAJURO BETWEEN 7N AND 3N FROM 164E TO 171E.

A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N176E TO NEAR
MINAMI TORISHIMA AT 24N155E THEN CURVES SOUTHWEST AS A WARM FRONT TO
20N147E. LOW CLOUDS AND PATCHY SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 300
MILES OF THIS BOUNDARY.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS NEAR
BUTARITARI AND TARAWA ATOLLS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 2N170E TO 2N178E.

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