Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 291452
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST THU JUL 30 2015

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

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED NORTHWEST OF KWAJALEIN NEAR 12N163E
IS NOW THE SUBJECT OF A TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION ALERT BY THE
JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NORTH OF KOSRAE AND POHNPEI WITHIN 250 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 9N159E TO 18N169E. FOR MORE ON THIS DEVELOPING
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON
WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN21 PGTW.

A MONSOON TROUGH STRETCHES EASTWARD THROUGH 9N130E AND A WEAK
CIRCULATION NORTH OF KOROR AT 9N134E...OVER YAP AND NORTH OF CHUUK
AND POHNPEI...THROUGH THE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE AT 12N163E...THEN
HEADS SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH ANOTHER WEAK CIRCULATION NEAR MAJURO AT
6N170E AND THROUGH THE DATE LINE AT 3N180. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NEAR KOROR AND SOUTH OF YAP
WITHIN 125 MILES OF A LINE FROM 7N132E TO 7N146E...SOUTH OF KOROR
WEST OF A LINE FROM 5N130E TO EQ136E...SOUTH OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI
SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 9N146E TO 3N159E...SOUTH OF MAJURO SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM 2N168E TO 6N172E TO 3N175E....AND FINALLY...EAST OF MAJURO
WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N175E TO 7N180.

A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH 25N150E TO END AT
14N139E. WIDELY-SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING BETWEEN MINAMI TORI SHIMA AND IWO TO ISLAND...TO WEST OF
THE MARIANAS WITHIN 120 MILES OF A LINE FROM 25N151E TO 14N137E.

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AYDLETT


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