Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 120218
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND
ACROSS 25N177E TO NEAR WAKE ISLAND AT 20N166E...THEN CONTINUES AS A
SHEAR LINE PASSING JUST SOUTH OF GUAM AT 12N145E AND ACROSS YAP TO
BEYOND 130E AT 7N. CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY RAIN ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP
TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS ARE
SEEN ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE SHEAR LINE.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF YAP NEAR THE EQUATOR SOUTH OF 2N FROM 134E TO
142E. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS ACROSS POHNPEI ARE BETWEEN 8N AND 5N
FROM 157E TO 160E AND ACROSS KOSRAE STATE BETWEEN 9N AND 1N FROM
162E TO 172E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE NEAR THE DATE LINE IS GENERATING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF TARAWA TO THE SOUTHEAST OF A
LINE FROM EQ173E TO 7N180.

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SIMPSON


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