Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 081430
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST FRI DEC 8 2016

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

A SHEAR LINE STRETCHES FROM 25N150E WESTWARD TO BEYOND 130E AT 20N.
WIDESPREAD CLOUDINESS AND AREAS OF RAIN ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO
400 MILES NORTH OF THIS BOUNDARY...INCLUDING IWO TO ISLAND.

A WEAK TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS PRODUCING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WEST OF GUAM...BETWEEN 11N AND 14N FROM 140E TO 143E.

A BROAD WEAK CIRCULATION IS CENTERED WELL SOUTHEAST OF YAP NEAR
5N142E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING SOUTH OF
YAP BETWEEN 5N AND 7N FROM 138E TO 141E. WIDESPREAD CLOUDINESS WITH
MOSTLY ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE FOUND OVER A LARGER AREA BETWEEN THE
EQUATOR AND 8N FROM 131E TO 148E.

A WEAK TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 6N FROM 170E TO 177E.
THIS IS SOUTH OF MAJURO...BUT INCLUDES TARAWA AND BUTARITARI.

$$

MGM


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