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----------500 PM ChST FRI FEB 9 2018
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 400 PM CHST...0600 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...10.3N 147.0E
About 200 miles north of Satawal About 205 miles northeast of Faraulep About 265 miles southeast of Guam About 345 miles south-southeast of Saipan About 290 miles northeast of Woleai About 440 miles east of Fais About 505 miles east of Ulithi About 610 miles east of Yap About 660 miles east-northeast of Ngulu About 885 miles east-northeast of Koror Palau
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...Quasi-stationary.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 400 PM CHST...0600 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was repositioned to near Latitude 10.3 degrees North and Longitude 147.0 degrees East based on latest visible satellite animation. Tropical Depression 02W has been quasi-stationary but is forecast to resume a general westward track with an increase in forward speed tonight.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 30 mph. Tropical Depression 02W is expected to slowly intensify the next several days, possibly becoming a tropical storm on Saturday.
Next advisory ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 PM this evening followed by an intermediate advisory at 1100 PM.
M. Aydlett
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