Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 240222
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SUN MAY 24 2015

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

A WEAK MONSOON TROUGH MEANDERS EASTWARD FROM 4N130E THROUGH A WEAK
CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF YAP NEAR 4N141E THROUGH
ANOTHER WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF CHUUK NEAR 6N153E.
THE TROUGH CONTINUES EASTWARD THROUGH A THIRD WEAK CIRCULATION
CENTERED WEST OF MAJURO NEAR 6N169E...THEN FINALLY TURNS
SOUTHEASTWARD TO END NEAR EQ177E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NORTH OF THE TROUGH AND FIRST
CIRCULATION NEAR YAP WITHIN 90 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N138E TO
6N143E. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE PRESENT SOUTHWEST OF KOROR SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM 4N130E TO EQ135E. PATCHY SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
ARE SEEN WITH THE TROUGH AND SECOND CIRCULATION SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK
TO NORTH OF POHNPEI WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 7N147E TO 5N150E
TO 10N158E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EXIST SOUTH
OF KWAJALEIN AND MAJURO ACROSS BUTARITARI AND TARAWA ATOLLS SOUTH OF
A LINE FROM EQ161E TO 6N171E TO 6N177E.

A SURFACE TROUGH REACHES NORTHWARD FROM THE CIRCULATION NEAR MAJURO
TO END AT 14N171E. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND NORTHEAST OF MAJURO
WITHIN 135 MILES OF 12N177E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND FEW
THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS WITHIN 110 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 19N149E TO 14N150E.

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KLEESCHULTE


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