Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1234 AM CHST TUE DEC 12 2017

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

CORRECTED TYPO IN FIRST PARAGRAPH

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH 10N130E
AND A WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED NEAR 8N132E...THEN OVER KOROR AND
THROUGH A SECOND WEAK CIRCULATION SOUTHEAST OF CHUUK NEAR 1N156E
TO END NEAR EQ158E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
FOUND NEAR KOROR BETWEEN 6N AND 9N FROM 130E TO 134E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE CIRCULATION AT
8N132E TO 20N143E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE NORTH
OF KOROR AND NORTHWEST OF YAP BETWEEN 9N AND 16N FROM 130E TO 138E.

CONVERGING WEST WINDS SOUTH OF THE NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH ARE
GENERATING CLOUDINESS...PATCHY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 6N130E TO 6N142E TO 1N157E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE NORTHEAST OF THE CIRCULATION NEAR 1N156E IS
PRODUCING SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
FROM JUST EAST OF CHUUK...ACROSS POHNPEI STATE TO NEAR KOSRAE
WITHIN 225 MILES OF A LINE FROM 7N153E TO 4N164E. WIDELY SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND BETWEEN YAP AND CHUUK
WITHIN 120 MILES OF A LINE FROM 11N138E TO 5N153E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF MAJURO WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM
4N172E TO 6N180.

A WEAK CIRCULATION IS CENTERED NEAR IWO TO ISLAND AT 23N143E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT WITHIN 75
MILES OF A LINE FROM 21N139E TO 25N144E.

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AYDLETT


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