Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 030216
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST TUE MAY 3 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N162E TO NORTH OF
THE MARIANAS AT 20N146E TO 21N140E TO 22N137E. CLOUDINESS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE PRESENT ALONG AND UP TO 250 MILES NORTH OF THE
FRONT...INCLUDING MINAMI-TORISHIMA ISLAND.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS WELL
SOUTHWEST OF WAKE ISLAND...BETWEEN 15N AND 12N FROM 155E TO 161E.

A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 2N136E TO 2N155E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING WITHIN 100 MILES OF
A LINE FROM 2N135E TO 3N146E TO JUST SOUTH OF CHUUK AT 7N152E TO
SOUTHWEST OF POHNPEI AT 4N157E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF POHNPEI AND KOSRAE...SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
6N157E TO 3N167E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF A LINE FROM 9N171E TO MAJURO TO
5N177E TO EQ177E.

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MGM


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