Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 221502
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST SAT MAY 23 2015

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

AN ELONGATED CIRCULATION IS NEAR CHUUK AT 6N152E WITH A MONSOON
TROUGH EXTENDING EASTWARD THROUGH A WEAK CIRCULATION AT 5N164E THEN
TURNING NORTHEASTWARD TO END NORTHEAST OF MAJURO AT ABOUT 9N177E.
PATCHY AREAS OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS FROM
CHUUK STATE ACROSS POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES ARE SOUTH OF A LINE
FROM 10N148E TO 7N167E AND ACROSS THE MARSHALL ISLANDS AND TARAWA
SOUTH OF 10N FROM 170E TO 180.

A TRADE-WIND TROUGH IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWEST OF WAKE ISLAND WITHIN 75 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 15N160E TO 14N166E.

CONVERGENCE ASSOCIATED WITH A STATIONARY FRONT THAT IS SOUTHEAST OF
OKINAWA IS CAUSING CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY SHOWERS NORTHWEST OF A LINE
FROM 25N150E TO 18N130E.

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SIMPSON


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