Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 241512
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST WED JAN 25 2017

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

A SHEAR LINE EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N166E TO NEAR GUAM AT
13N145E. LOW CLOUDS AND PATCHY SHOWERS ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO 150
MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY. THESE SHOWERS ARE OVER THE CNMI
BUT JUST NORTH OF KOROR AND YAP.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EASTWARD FROM 1N130E TO A BUFFER
CIRCULATION NEAR EQ145E. CONVERGING TRADE WINDS NORTH OF THIS TROUGH
ARE GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST
OF KOROR AND YAP WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 6N137E TO 3N145E...
AND WEST OF CHUUK BETWEEN 5N AND 9N FROM 140E TO 147E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE AND A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE ARE CAUSING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR CHUUK AND POHNPEI
BETWEEN 3N AND 12N FROM 152E TO 163E. WIDESPREAD CLOUDINESS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE ALSO FOUND ACROSS KOSRAE STATE AND THE
MARSHALLS BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 9N FROM 163E TO 180.

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STANKO



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