Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 291514
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
114 AM CHST SAT APR 30 2016

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

A COLD FRONT SOUTHEAST OF OKINAWA STRETCHES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM
25N147E TO BEYOND 130E AT 17N. CLOUDINESS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS
ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 250 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 5N130E TO EQ140E. LOW-
LEVEL CONVERGENCE NORTHEAST OF THE TROUGH IS GENERATING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF PALAU AND YAP
STATE BETWEEN 9N AND 3N FROM 132E TO 145E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER PARTS OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI STATES
BETWEEN 9N AND 4N FORM 151E TO 161E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS SOUTH OF
CHUUK SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 3N148E TO 2N155E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS JUST EAST OF KOSRAE AND OVER THE MARSHALL ISLANDS
WITHIN 110 MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N163E TO 6N169E TO 5N173E.
FARTHER SOUTHEAST...SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE OCCURRING MAINLY EAST OF
BUTARITARI AND TARAWA ATOLLS BETWEEN 3N AND THE EQUATOR FROM 173E
TO THE DATE LINE.

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