370  
ATPQ40 PGUM 170305  
SIMGUM  
 
SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU  
105 PM CHST FRI AUG 17 2018  
 
WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 25N FROM 130E TO 180.  
 
TYPHOON SOULIK (22W) IS CENTERED 195 MILES SOUTH OF IWO TO ISLAND AT  
22N141E AND MOVING NORTH-NORTHWEST AT 16 MPH WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED  
WINDS OF 75 MPH. HEAVY SHOWERS ARE FOUND WITHIN 150 MILES OF SOULIK.  
PATCHY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NORTHERN MARIANA  
ISLANDS ARE WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 25N146E TO 17N146E. FOR  
MORE INFORMATION ON SOULIK...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY JOINT TYPHOON  
WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN35 PGTW AND NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ35 PGUM.  
 
A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IS CENTERED NORTH OF POHNPEI AT 12N158E.  
PATCHY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND OVER NORTHERN  
POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES BETWEEN 8N AND 14N FROM 153E TO 162E.  
 
WEST TO SOUTHWEST MONSOON WINDS OVER THE PHILIPPINE SEA ARE CAUSING  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS JUST WEST OF KOROR AND  
YAP WEST OF A LINE FROM 14N135E TO 11N138E TO 4N133E.  
 
A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS KOSRAE STATE AND THE  
MARSHALL ISLANDS FROM 1N160E TO 9N171E TO 12N180. PATCHY SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE WITHIN 150 MILES OF THE TROUGH. FARTHER  
NORTH...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF WAKE ISLAND ARE WITHIN 100  
MILES OF 21N176E.  
 
TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE WEST OF WAKE ISLAND IS CAUSING CLOUDINESS AND  
SCATTERED SHOWERS BETWEEN 16N AND 24N FROM 155E TO 162E.  
 

 
 
SIMPSON  
 
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