Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 161429
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST THU APR 17 2014

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N166E TO 18N156E THEN
CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE ACROSS THE NORTHERN MARIANAS NEAR SAIPAN
TO BEYOND 130E AT 13N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
PRESENT UP TO 150 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE COLD FRONT...AND FARTHER
WEST ALONG THE SHEAR LINE WEST OF A LINE FROM 15N136E TO 12N130E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND ELSEWHERE ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES
NORTH OF THE SHEAR LINE.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH CURVES EASTWARD FROM 8N130E THROUGH A
CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF GUAM AT 10N149E THEN CONTINUES
SOUTHEAST ACROSS POHNPEI AND KOSRAE TO END AT EQ171E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NEAR KOROR WITHIN 100
MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N131E TO 6N134E...SOUTHEAST OF GUAM NEAR THE
CIRCULATION BETWEEN 8N AND 12N FROM 145E TO 152E...AND SOUTH OF
POHNPEI AND CHUUK SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 8N154E TO 3N168E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR AND EAST OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS WITHIN 100 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 11N169E TO 7N172E...AND EAST OF A LINE FROM 8N173E TO
EQ173E.

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AYDLETT




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