Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 290232
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST MON DEC 29 2014

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

A COLD FRONT SOUTHEAST OF OKINAWA EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD CROSSING 25N
AT 133E AND CONTINUES BEYOND 130E AT 23N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT. LOW-
LEVEL CONVERGENCE AHEAD OF THE FRONT IS ALSO GENERATING SCATTERED
SHOWERS WEST OF IWO TO ISLAND NORTH OF A LINE FROM 22N133E TO
23N141E.

A COLD FRONT CURVES WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND
THROUGH 25N176E TO 22N165E...THEN CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE TO END
NEAR 22N141E. CLOUDS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE PRESENT ALONG AND
NORTH OF THIS BOUNDARY TO BEYOND 25N.

A SERIES OF WEAK TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ARE TRIGGERING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS FROM WELL SOUTH OF GUAM TO SOUTH
OF CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 4N141E TO 6N159E
TO 3N166E.

A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 4N173E TO EQ178E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING EAST OF
TARAWA AND BUTARITARI ATOLLS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 4N172E TO 4N180.

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AYDLETT





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