Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 051504
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
104 AM CHST FRI MAY 6 2016

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

A SHEAR LINE REACHES WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM SOUTH OF MIDWAY
ISLAND THROUGH 23N180 TO END SOUTHEAST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA AT
21N157E. CLOUDINESS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE PRESENT ALONG AND
UP TO 250 MILES NORTH OF THIS BOUNDARY.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS CAUSING WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS WEST
OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS BETWEEN 13N AND 19N FROM 138E TO 144E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS COMBINING WITH DIVERGENT UPPER-LEVEL
WINDS TO TRIGGER SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
SOUTH OF KOROR AND YAP BETWEEN 3N AND 7N FROM 133E TO 142E...AND
ALSO SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 1N141E TO 6N145E TO
4N152E. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE SEEN NEAR TARAWA AND BUTARITARI
ATOLLS BUT SOUTH OF MAJURO WITHIN 95 MILES OF A LINE FROM 6N170E
TO 1N180.

ANOTHER TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS CREATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS JUST EAST OF POHNPEI AND KOSRAE WITHIN 75
MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N162E TO 3N168E. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND
OVER THE NORTHERN MARSHALL ISLANDS BETWEEN 8N AND 12N FROM 165E TO
171E.

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CHAN



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