Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 250303
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST FRI APR 25 2014

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

A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF
MINAMI TORI SHIMA THROUGH 25N160E TO NORTH OF THE MARIANAS AT
22N145E...THEN CONTINUES WESTWARD AS A SHEAR LINE TO BEYOND 130E AT
22N. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT ALONG AND UP TO 350 MILES NORTH OF THIS
BOUNDARY.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH RUNS NORTHEASTWARD FROM 3N130E TO A
CIRCULATION CENTERED WEST OF CHUUK NEAR 9N147E THEN CONTINUES AS A
SURFACE TROUGH TO 11N153E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NORTH OF CHUUK AND SOUTH OF GUAM BETWEEN
13N AND 7N FROM 140E TO 156E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS OVER KOSRAE WITHIN 50 MILES OF A LINE FROM 7N161E TO
2N167E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS BETWEEN 7N AND THE
EQUATOR FROM 172E TO THE DATE LINE.

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