Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 241528
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST SAT OCT 25 2014

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

A COLD FRONT CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM WEST OF MIDWAY THROUGH
25N176E TO NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND AT 21N170E...THEN CONTINUES AS A
SHEAR LINE TO END JUST EAST OF THE FAR NORTHERN CNMI AT 18N148E.
CLOUDS AND PATCHY RAIN ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST
OF THE FRONT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING ALONG AND UP TO 180 MILES NORTH OF THE SHEAR LINE.

A FEW WEAK TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ARE CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WELL NORTH OF KOROR AND YAP WITHIN 65 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 16N130E TO 19N136E AND WITHIN 50 MILES OF 16N139E.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NEAR SAIPAN AND TINIAN WITHIN 55
MILES OF A LINE FROM 16N145E TO 14N149E.

A WEAK MONSOON TROUGH MEANDERS EASTWARD FROM MINDANAO THROUGH 8N130E
AND A WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED NEAR KOROR AT 8N135E TO SOUTH OF
GUAM AT 10N145E...THEN TURNS SOUTHEASTWARD TO END AT ANOTHER
CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTH OF POHNPEI AT 5N159E. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NEAR PALAU AND YAP...WEST OF A LINE FROM
EQ135E TO 10N138E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EVIDENT WEST AND SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK WITHIN 75 MILES OF A LINE FROM
2N145E TO 11N49E...AND ALSO NEAR POHNPEI WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE
FROM EQ154E TO 7N159E.

A SURFACE TROUGH REACHES NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE CIRCULATION NEAR
POHNPEI TO END SOUTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND AT 17N170E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FLARING UP NEAR THE TROUGH AXIS
WITHIN 110 MILES OF A LINE FROM 7N162E TO 14N168E. TRADE-WIND
CONVERGENCE EAST OF THIS TROUGH IS GENERATING SIMILAR WEATHER OVER
THE EASTERN MARSHALL ISLANDS AND TARAWA ATOLL WITHIN 115 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 11N170E TO 5N171E TO 6N180.

$$

CHAN





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