TCPPQ1 05:17:16.3409

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----------800 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 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...10.3N 145.4E
About 335 miles east of Fais About 395 miles east of Ulithi About 500 miles east of Yap About 555 miles east-northeast of Ngulu About 230 miles north-northwest of Satawal About 130 miles north-northeast of Faraulep About 220 miles south of Guam About 335 miles south of Saipan About 225 miles north-northeast of Woleai About 780 miles east-northeast of Koror Palau
Maximum sustained winds...35 mph Present movement...West...255 10 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 700 PM CHST...0900 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 10.3 degrees North and Longitude 145.4 degrees East. Tropical Depression 02W has moved toward the west at 10 mph and is forecast to continue a general westward track with a slight increase in forward speed tonight.
Maximum sustained winds are now 35 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 1100 PM this evening followed by a scheduled advisory at 100 AM early Saturday morning.
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