Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 091452
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT STRETCHES WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N150E PASSING
NORTH OF THE MARIANAS TO 22N137E THEN CONTINUING AS A SHEAR LINE TO
17N130E AND FARTHER SOUTHWEST. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS WITH WIDESPREAD
RAIN IS OCCURRING NORTH AND WEST OF THIS BOUNDARY TO BEYOND 25N.

A NEAR EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS FROM MINDANAO TO A WEAK CIRCULATION
SOUTH OF YAP NEAR 4N140E TO 1N150E THEN CONTINUES EASTWARD TO
ANOTHER WEAK CIRCULATION SOUTH OF KOSRAE NEAR 1N164E THEN TURNS
TOWARD THE NORTHEAST TO END NEAR MAJURO AT 6N173E. SURGING TRADE
WINDS TO THE NORTH OF THE TROUGH CONVERGING TOWARD IT ARE IGNITING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN YAP STATE WITHIN 60
MILES OF A LINE FROM 6N138E TO 6N145E...IN CHUUK STATE BETWEEN 8N
AND 11N FROM 149E TO 156E...AND IN POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES BETWEEN
THE EQUATOR AND 4N FROM 157E TO 165E. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE ALSO
FOUND IN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS BETWEEN 1N AND 8N FROM 169E TO 174E
INCLUDING MAJURO.

WEAK TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ARE CREATING WIDELY SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE NORTHERN MARIANAS NORTH OF SAIPAN AND SOUTH OF WAKE
ISLAND BETWEEN 13N AND 18N FROM 160E TO 170E.

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STANKO



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