Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 060230
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST FRI MAY 6 2016

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

A SHEAR LINE REACHES WESTWARD FROM SOUTH OF MIDWAY ISLAND THROUGH
22N180 TO 20N159E THEN ENDING NEAR 22N152E. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE NEAR 21N159E AND NORTH OF WAKE ISLAND NEAR 22N167E. CLOUDINESS
AND PATCHY SHOWERS ARE ELSEWHERE ALONG AND UP TO 80 MILES NORTH OF
THE SHEAR LINE.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS IN PATCHY AREAS FROM SOUTH OF KOROR TO SOUTHEAST OF
YAP WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N130E TO 6N145E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE NEAR KOSRAE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS FROM NORTHEAST OF POHNPEI TO SOUTHEAST OF
KOSRAE WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N161E TO 4N169E.

ANOTHER TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE NEAR TARAWA IS CAUSING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS IN PATCHY AREAS SOUTHEAST OF MAJURO
BETWEEN 5N AND THE EQUATOR FROM 170E TO 180.

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SIMPSON



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