Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 221543
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MEANDERS WESTWARD FROM SOUTH OF MIDWAY THROUGH
24N180 PASSES NORTH OF WAKE ISLAND AT 22N167E TO A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM CENTERED NEAR IWO TO ISLAND AT 25N140E...THEN CONTINUES
SOUTHWESTWARD TO BEYOND 130E AT 16N. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS WITH
RAIN...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND ALONG AND
NORTH OF THIS BOUNDARY TO BEYOND 25N.

TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ARE PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS OVER CHUUK WITHIN 135 MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N150E TO
12N153E...AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF YAP WITHIN 75 MILES OF
A LINE FROM 8N143E TO 12N139E.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-NORTHEASTWARD FROM SOUTH OF
KOSRAE AT EQ163E THROUGH A CIRCULATION CENTERED NEAR TARAWA ATOLL TO
BEYOND 180 AT 3N. STRONG TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE JUST NORTH OF THESE
FEATURES IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS NEAR
KOSRAE AND AILINGLAPLAP BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 6N FROM 160E TO
172E...AND ALSO SOUTHEAST OF MAJURO OR EAST OF A LINE FROM 5N173E TO
3N178E.

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CHAN




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