Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 010334
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF MINAMI TORI
SHIMA THROUGH 25N155E TO THE NORTHERN TIP OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS AT
19N145E...THEN CONTINUES AS A SHEAR TO BEYOND 130E AT 13N. LOW
CLOUDS AND PATCHY RAIN ARE OCCURRING ALONG AND UP TO 150 MILES
NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY.

ANOTHER COLD FRONT STRETCHES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF WAKE
ISLAND THROUGH 25N172E TO 17N160E...THEN BECOMES A SHEAR LINE TO END
NORTH OF CHUUK AT 10N150E. PATCHY SHOWERS ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO
130 MILES NORTHWEST OF THESE FEATURES. CONVERGING WINDS SOUTHEAST OF
THIS COLD FRONT ARE TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS EAST AND NORTHEAST
OF WAKE...NORTH OF A LINE FROM 16N169E TO 19N176E.

A SURFACE TROUGH REACHES SOUTHEASTWARD FROM NORTHWEST OF YAP AT
11N134E TO END NEAR TARAWA ATOLL AT EQ172E. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS
ARE FOUND NORTH OF THE TROUGH...NORTH OF KOROR AND YAP WITHIN 100
MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N131E TO 13N141E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NEAR THE TROUGH BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 4N
FROM 145E TO 168E. SIMILAR WEATHER IS ALSO EVIDENT NEAR POHNPEI
BETWEEN 6N AND 8N FROM 156E TO 163E.

A WEAK TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS
EAST OF MAJURO BETWEEN 5N AND 9N FROM 173E TO 180.

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CHAN


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