Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 081452
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1252 AM CHST THU APR 9 2020

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

A NEAR EQUATORIAL TROUGH STRETCHES EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 5N136E
THROUGH A WEAK DISTURBANCE CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK NEAR 2N146E
TO END SOUTH OF KOSRAE NEAR EQ162E. PATCHY SHOWERS ARE SEEN NEAR
PALAU AND SOUTH OF YAP...BETWEEN 4N AND 8N FROM 134E TO 144E. THE
TROUGH IS MORE ACTIVE TO THE EAST...WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ISLANDS OF FAR EASTERN YAP STATE AND
SOUTHERN PARTS OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI STATES. THIS IS WITHIN 125 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 5N146E TO 3N160E.

A SURFACE TROUGH REACHES NORTHEASTWARD FROM SOUTH OF KOSRAE NEAR
EQ162E TO END NORTH OF KWAJALEIN NEAR 10N167E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN ACROSS KOSRAE AND THE MARSHALLS NEAR
KWAJALEIN. PATCHY SHOWERS ARE PRESENT FARTHER EAST NEAR MAJURO AND
ISLANDS TO THE NORTH. THIS IS WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 2N161E
TO 10N168E TO 8N174E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE LOCATED EAST OF THE MARIANAS IS GENERATING
PATCHY SHOWERS WITHIN 75 MILES OF A LINE FROM 14N147E TO 10N151E.

A STATIONARY FRONT STRETCHES SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH 25N144E TO
18N130E. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS AND SHOWERS ARE PRESENT ALONG AND UP TO
200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY. THIS INCLUDES IWO TO ISLAND.

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BUKUNT


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