Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 260259
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

A SHEAR LINE RUNS NORTHWEST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA THROUGH 25N153E TO
BEYOND 130E AT 16N. CLOUDINESS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG
AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY.

CONVERGING NORTH WINDS NORTH OF THE SHEAR LINE ARE TRIGGERING
SCATTERED SHOWERS ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE RUNNING
SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N139E THROUGH 21N130E.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH STRETCHES EASTWARD FROM 4N130E TO A
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED SOUTH OF KOROR NEAR 5N135E...THEN
TURNS SOUTHEASTWARD TO END AT EQ149E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING OVER THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU AND YAP STATE
AND JUST WEST OF GUAM BETWEEN 6N AND 15N FROM 130E TO 144E...WELL
SOUTH OF YAP AND KOROR BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 2N FROM 135E TO
139E...AND SOUTH OF CHUUK WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE RUNNING
SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 6N146E TO EQ154E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF KOSRAE...KWAJALEIN AND MAJURO BETWEEN THE
EQUATOR AND 5N FROM 161E TO 175E.

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