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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY --------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Guam...Rota and surrounding Coastal Waters in the Mariana Islands.
SUMMARY OF 100 AM CHST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ------------------------------------------------ Location...9.9N 145.3E
About  250 miles south of Guam About  290 miles south of Rota About  355 miles south of Tinian About  360 miles south of Saipan About  210 miles northwest of Satawal About  310 miles west-northwest of Ulul About  320 miles northwest of Puluwat About  105 miles north-northeast of Faraulep About  325 miles east of Fais About  390 miles east og Ulithi
Maximum sustained winds...45 mph Present movement...west-northwest...290 degrees at 9 mph.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 100 AM ChST...1500 UTC...the poorly defined center of Tropical Storm 27W was located near latitude 9.9 degrees North and longitude 145.3 degrees East...moving west-northwest at 9 mph. Tropical Storm 27W is expected to turn toward the northwest later today through Wednesday with an increase in forward speed. This forecast track still anticipates 27W passing southwest of Guam this afternoon.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph. Tropical Storm 27W is expected to continue to strengthen slowly. Once over the Philippine Sea, 27W should intensify further on Wednesday and Thursday.
There is still some uncertainty on how close 27W will pass to Guam or locations in 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 AM this morning, followed by the next scheduled advisory at 800 AM.
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