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----------736 AM ChST Sun Mar 25 2018
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 03W FORMED SOUTHWEST OF WOLEAI...
Changes with this advisory -------------------------- None.
Watches and warnings -------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Ulithi, Fais, Yap and Ngulu in Yap State, and Kayangel and Koror in Palau.
A Tropical Storm Watch means damaging winds are possible within the next 12 to 24 hours.
Summary of 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...Information ---------------------------------------------- Location...5.7N 142.2E
About 565 miles south-southwest of Guam About 695 miles south-southwest of Saipan About 545 miles east-southeast of Koror About 370 miles east-southeast of Ngulu About 385 miles southeast of Yap About 340 miles south-southeast of Ulithi About 305 miles south-southeast of Fais About 255 miles southwest of Faraulep About 165 miles southwest of Woleai
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...west...275 degrees at 16 mph
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 700 AM CHST...2100 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 03W was located near Latitude 5.7 North and Longitude 142.2 East. Tropical Depression 03W is moving toward the west at 16 mph. It is expected to make a slight turn toward the west-northwest with little change in forward speed through tonight.
Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph. Tropical Depression 03W is forecast to intensify through tonight and might become a tropical storm late this evening. Some islands might be placed in a Tropical Storm Warning later today.
Next advisory ------------- The next intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 1100 AM and then followed by a scheduled advisory at 200 PM this afternoon.
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Chan
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