Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 281406
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST MON DEC 29 2014

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

TROPICAL DEPRESSION 23W IS CENTERED WELL WEST OF KOROR NEAR 8N127E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING WEST OF
YAP AND KOROR...OR WEST OF A LINE FROM 7N137E TO 16N134E. SIMILAR
WEATHER IS ALSO FOUND NEAR YAP WITHIN 50 MILES OF 9N138E. FOR MORE
DETAILED INFORMATION ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION 23W...SEE JTWC BULLETINS
ISSUED UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN31 PGTW.

A COLD FRONT CURVES WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND
THROUGH 25N172E TO SOUTHEAST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA AT 23N160E...THEN
CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE TO END NEAR 14N130E. CLOUDS AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS ARE PRESENT ALONG AND UP TO 400 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS
BOUNDARY.

A SERIES OF WEAK TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ARE TRIGGERING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS FROM WELL SOUTH OF GUAM TO SOUTH
OF KOSRAE AND KWAJALEIN...OR SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 5N143E TO 5N161E
TO 3N168E.

A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH HEADS NORTHWESTWARD FROM NEAR EQ180 TO 8N169E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN EAST OF TARAWA
AND BUTARITARI ATOLLS BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 4N FROM 176E TO 180.

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KLEESCHULTE




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