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----------500 AM ChST Sat Feb 10 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 500 AM CHST...1900 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...9.8N 144.0E
About  90 miles north-northwest of Faraulep        165 miles north of Woleai        235 miles east of Fais        255 miles south-southwest of Guam        270 miles northwest of Satawal        300 miles east of Ulithi        385 miles south-southwest of Saipan        400 miles east of Yap        455 miles east-northeast of Ngulu        680 miles east-northeast of Koror Palau
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...West...265 15 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 500 AM CHST...1900 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 9.8 degrees North and Longitude 144.0 degrees East. Tropical Depression 02W has moved toward the west at 15 mph. This motion is expected to continue today, with a slight increase in forward speed.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to 30 mph. Tropical Depression 02W is expected to slowly intensify the next several days, possibly becoming a tropical storm tonight.
Next advisory ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 AM followed an intermediate advisory at 1100 AM.
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