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----------1101 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 in effect for Ulithi, Fais, Yap and Ngulu in Yap State, and Kayangel and Koror in Palau.
Summary of 1100 AM CHST...0100 UTC...Information ---------------------------------------------- Location...5.8N 141.0E
About 585 miles south-southwest of Guam About 465 miles east-southeast of Koror About 460 miles east-southeast of Kayangel About 325 miles southeast of Yap About 310 miles southwest of Faraulep About 300 miles south-southeast of Ulithi About 295 miles southeast of Ngulu About 275 miles south of Fais About 225 miles west-southwest of Woleai
Maximum sustained winds...30 mph Present movement...west...275 degrees at 16 mph
Discussion and outlook ---------------------- At 1100 AM CHST...0100 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 03W was located near Latitude 5.8 North and Longitude 141.0 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 over the next 24 hours.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 30 mph. Tropical Depression 03W is forecast to slowly intensify through tonight possibly becoming a tropical storm this afternoon. Some islands might be placed in a Tropical Storm Warning later today.
Next advisory ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 200 PM ChST this afternoon followed by an intermediate advisory at 500 PM ChST.
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W. AYDLETT
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