Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 230320
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
120 PM CHST TUE MAY 23 2017

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

A STATIONARY FRONT MEANDERS WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NEAR MINAMI TORI
SHIMA THROUGH 25N150E AND A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED WEST OF IWO
TO ISLAND AT 24N135E TO BEYOND 130E AT 20N. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS AND
WIDESPREAD RAIN ARE SEEN NORTH OF A LINE FROM 22N138E TO 23N159E.
CONVERGING SOUTHEAST WINDS SOUTH OF THE LOW ARE CAUSING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE PHILIPPINE SEA WITHIN 160
MILES OF A LINE FROM 14N130E TO 21N140E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHWARD FROM SOUTH OF KOROR AT 2N136E TO
END NORTH OF YAP AT 14N138E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN JUST SOUTH OF KOROR...SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
6N130E TO 8N137E AND ALSO OVER YAP WITHIN 110 MILES OF A LINE FROM
8N137E TO 12N140E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS TRIGGERING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK BETWEEN 2N AND 8N FROM 140E TO 150E.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE GENERATING WIDESPREAD CONVECTION FROM JUST
SOUTH OF POHNPEI EASTWARD ACROSS KOSRAE AND THE SOUTHERN MARSHALL
ISLANDS TO THE DATE LINE WITHIN 190 MILES OF A LINE FROM 6N153E TO
3N167E TO 7N171E TO 5N180.

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CHAN


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