Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 210243
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

A SHEAR LINE RUNS WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM EAST OF WAKE ISLAND NEAR
19N180 PASSING SOUTH OF PAGAN AT 17N146E TO END NEAR 16N132E.
CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY RAIN ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO 250 MILES NORTH
OF THE SHEAR LINE EAST OF 157E. SPOTTY LIGHT SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG
AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTH OF THE FEATURE WEST OF 157E.

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM JUST EAST OF IWO TO ISLAND
NEAR 25N144E TO BEYOND 130E AT 19N. CLOUDS AND PATCHY RAIN EXTEND
NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT TO BEYOND 25N.

A WEAK CIRCULATION IS CENTERED WELL SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK NEAR 1N143E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM 1N140E TO 3N143E TO EQ146E.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF YAP WITHIN 120 MILES OF A LINE FROM 11N130E TO
9N136E...AND SOUTH OF CHUUK TO NEAR POHNPEI WITHIN 110 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 6N148E TO 6N160E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS EAST OF
MAJURO WITHIN 70 MILES OF A LINE FROM 8N175E TO 8N180.

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KLEESCHULTE




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