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----------200 PM ChST FRI FEB 9 2018
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 02W SLOWLY STRENGTHENING SOUTHEAST OF GUAM...
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- None.
Watches and warnings -------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Fais, Ulithi, Yap and Ngulu in Yap State.
Summary of 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...10.9N 146.8E
About 245 miles north of Satawal About 220 miles northeast of Faraulep About 225 miles southeast of Guam About 300 miles south-southeast of Saipan About 310 miles northeast of Woleai About 435 miles east of Fais About 495 miles east of Ulithi About 600 miles east of Yap About 660 miles east-northeast of Ngulu About 880 miles east-northeast of Koror Palau
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...West-northwest...290 degrees...at 6 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 10.9 degrees North and Longitude 146.8 degrees East. Tropical Depression 02W is moving west-northwest at 6 mph. Tropical Depression 02W is forecast to maintain a general westward track with an increase in forward speed through Saturday night.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 30 mph. Tropical Depression 02W is expected to slowly intensify the next several days, possibly becoming a tropical storm on Saturday.
Next advisory ------------- An Intermediate Advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 500 PM followed by the next scheduled advisory at 800 PM this evening.
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M. Aydlett
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