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----------200 PM ChST Mon Oct 23 2017
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 27W NOW MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY --------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Guam...Rota and surrounding Coastal Waters.
SUMMARY OF 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ------------------------------------------------ Location...9.5N 146.9E
About  310 miles south-southeast of Guam About  340 miles south-southeast of Rota About  390 miles south-southeast of Tinian About  395 miles south of Saipan About  145 miles north of Satawal About  200 miles west-northwest of Ulul About  225 miles northwest of Puluwat About  170 miles east-northeast of Faraulep About  360 miles west of Fananu About  370 miles west-northwest of Chuuk
Maximum sustained winds...35 mph Present movement...west-northwest...285 degrees at 5 mph.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 100 PM ChST...0300 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 27W was located near latitude 9.5 degrees North and longitude 146.9 degrees East...moving west-northwest at 5 mph. Tropical Depression 27W is expected to turn toward the northwest tonight through Wednesday with an increase in forward speed. This forecast track still anticipates Tropical Depression 27W passing southwest of Guam on Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 35 mph. Tropical Depression 27W is not expected to significantly intensify tonight, but some gradual intensification is expected Tuesday and Wednesday.
There is still much uncertainty on how close 27W will pass to Guam or locations in Chuuk or Yap State so this system should still be closely watched for any changes in motion or intensity.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 500 PM this afternoon, followed by the next scheduled advisory at 800 PM this evening.
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Stanko
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