675  
ATPQ40 PGUM 170241  
SIMGUM  
 
SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU  
1241 PM CHST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 25N FROM 130E TO 180.  
 
A WEAK CIRCULATION IS CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF YAP NEAR 5N145E.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NEAR AND EAST  
OF YAP AND KOROR WITHIN 250 MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N136E TO 9N144E TO  
9N150E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND  
FARTHER SOUTH...SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 4N130E TO 2N133E TO 2N147E.  
 
TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING A BAND OF SHOWERS AND A FEW  
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR POHNPEI...KOSRAE AND JUST SOUTH OF MAJURO WITHIN  
100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N159E TO 5N164E TO 5N180.  
 
SCATTERED LIGHT TRADE WIND SHOWERS ARE FOUND NORTHWEST OF THE  
MARIANAS WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 15N130E TO 15N137E TO  
22N150E...AND NORTH OF POHNPEI BETWEEN 10N AND 16N FROM 152E TO 170E.  
 
A SHEAR LINE EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH 25N148E TO 17N134E. PATCHY  
CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 100 MILES NORTHWEST OF  
THIS BOUNDARY.  
 
ANOTHER SHEAR LINE EAST OF WAKE ISLAND EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH  
20N180 TO 15N170E. PATCHY CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO  
300 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY.  
 

 
 
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