Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 270235
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1235 PM CHST FRI APR 27 2018

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

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH RUNS EASTWARD FROM A WEAK CIRCULATION NEAR
4N131E TO A WEAK CIRCULATION SOUTHEAST OF YAP AT 5N143E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR KOROR ARE WITHIN 50 MILES OF
A LINE FROM 8N134E TO 8N130E AND EAST OF YAP BETWEEN 11N AND 7N FROM
141E TO 145E AND FAR SOUTHEAST OF YAP WITHIN 100 MILES OF 2N142E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING PATCHY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE MARIANA ISLANDS WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 14N141E TO 16N146E AND FROM NORTH OF CHUUK TO POHNPEI WITHIN
100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N151E TO 6N159E.

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHEASTWARD FROM SOUTH OF KOSRAE AT 2N162E
TO 6N165E TO NEAR MAJURO AT 8N171E TO BEYOND 9N180. PATCHY SHOWERS
AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS OVER KOSRAE STATE AND THE MARSHALL ISLANDS
ARE SEEN WITHIN 200 MILES OF A LINE FROM 4N161E TO 10N180.

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SIMPSON


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