Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 231502
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
102 AM CHST SAT FEB 24 2018

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

A BROAD WEAK CIRCULATION IS SOUTH OF KOROR NEAR 4N134E. A NEAR-
EQUATORIAL TROUGH CURVES EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 5N130E THROUGH
THE CIRCULATION TO EQ142E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE WEST OF PALAU BETWEEN 4N AND 7N FROM 130E TO
133E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 90 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N138E TO 2N153E
WHICH INCLUDES MUCH OF YAP STATE AND EXTREME SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF
CHUUK STATE. ANOTHER AREA OF CONVERGING TRADE WINDS IS CAUSING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 90 MILES OF
5N167E WELL SOUTH OF KWAJALEIN.

A FRONTAL SYSTEM SOUTHEAST OF OKINAWA IS CAUSING CLOUDINESS AND
PATCHY SHOWERS NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM 25N141E TO 21N130E.

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