Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 290333
SIMGUM

SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST FRI MAY 29 2015

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

A STATIONARY FRONT SOUTHEAST OF OKINAWA CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM
25N140E TO 19N130E. CLOUDINESS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING ALONG AND UP TO 400 MILES NORTHWEST OF
THE FRONT.

A WEAK MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS EASTWARD FROM 6N130E TO 8N148E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT BETWEEN KOROR
AND CHUUK STATE BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 7N FROM 140E TO 145F.

A WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED WEST OF GUAM NEAR 15N142E AND THE
ASSOCIATED TROUGH CURVING EASTWARD TO 12N158E IS GENERATING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE MARIANAS AND NORTH OF
CHUUK AND POHNPEI WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 16N145E TO 12N159E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE CENTERED NEAR 16N162E IS PRODUCING SCATTERED
SHOWERS BETWEEN 15N AND 17N FROM 159E TO 164E.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 10N161E TO A CIRCULATION CENTERED
SOUTH OF MAJURO NEAR 4N174E. THE TROUGH THEN HEADS EASTWARD THROUGH
3N180. THIS SYSTEM IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWE3RS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
SOUTH OF MAJURO AND OVER KOSRAE BETWEEN 2N AND 6N FROM 162E TO 179E.

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