Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 310201
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SUN JUL 31 2016

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

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS YAP STATE FROM 12N135E
TO 9N139E THEN SOUTHWARD TO EQ139E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE IN PATCHY AREAS NEAR KOROR AND YAP WITHIN 200
MILES OF A LINE FROM 12N136E TO 2N140E AND NEAR SONSOROL SOUTHWEST
OF A LINE FROM 7N130E TO 2N136E.

A SECOND SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS EASTWARD FROM NEAR OKINAWA ACROSS
25N132E TO 24N139E THEN NORTHEASTWARD TO BEYOND 25N143E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE WITHIN 125 MILES OF A LINE FROM
25N133E TO 22N141E.

A THIRD SURFACE TROUGH WEST OF WAKE ISLAND RUNS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM
23N155E THROUGH A DISTURBANCE CENTERED NEAR 21N157E THEN SOUTHWARD
TO ABOUT 14N153E. CONVERGING EASTERLY WINDS PERSIST ACROSS THE WAKE
ISLAND REGION. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE WITHIN
150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 16N156E TO 20N168E...AND NORTH OF 22N FROM
171E TO 176E...AND BETWEEN 20N AND 25N FROM 158E TO 160E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS NORTH OF KOSRAE
ACROSS THE NORTHWEST MARSHALLS BETWEEN 8N AND 13N FROM 160E TO 170E.

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SIMPSON


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