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----------1100 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 Koror and Kayangel in the Republic of Palau.
Summary of 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...Information ----------------------------------------------- Location...6.7N 139.7E
About  355 miles west-southwest of Faraulep        220 miles south-southwest of Fais        290 miles west of Woleai        220 miles south of Ulithi        580 miles southwest of Guam        220 miles south-southeast of Yap        185 miles southeast of Ngulu        355 miles east-southeast of Kayangel Palau        365 miles east of Koror Palau
Maximum sustained winds...35 mph Present movement...west-southwest...240 22 mph.
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 1000 PM CHST...1200 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 02W was located near Latitude 6.7 degrees North and Longitude 139.7 degrees East. Tropical Depression 02W has moved toward the west- southwest at 22 mph. TD 02W is expected to turn westward on Sunday with a slight decrease in forward speed.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 35 mph. Tropical Depression 02W is expected to slowly intensify the next few days, possibly becoming a tropical storm late Sunday night or early Monday morning.
Next advisory ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 AM early Sunday morning then followed by an intermediate advisory at 500 AM.
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