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----------200 PM 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, and for Kayangel in the Republic of Palau.
Summary of 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...8.6N 142.6E
About  135 miles west of Faraulep        165 miles east-southeast of Fais        120 miles northwest of Woleai        225 miles east-southeast of Ulithi        365 miles south-southwest of Guam        315 miles east-southeast of Yap        350 miles east of Ngulu        540 miles east of Kayangel Palau        570 miles east of Koror Palau
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...west-southwest...250 13 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 100 PM CHST...0300 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 8.6 degrees North and Longitude 142.6 degrees East. Tropical Depression 02W has moved toward the west- southwest at 13 mph. TD 02W is expected to turn more westward over the next 24 hours with an increase in forward speed.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 30 mph. Tropical Depression 02W is expected to slowly intensify the next few days, possibly becoming a tropical storm late Sunday.
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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