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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY -------------------------- None.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Rota, Tinian and Saipan.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the next 12 hours, including damaging winds of 39 mph or more.
SUMMARY OF 400 PM CHST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- Location...15.1N 143.4E
About 140 miles west-northwest of Rota About 145 miles northwest of Guam About 145 miles west of Tinian About 155 miles west of Saipan About 245 miles southwest of Alamagan About 260 miles southwest of Pagan About 295 miles south-southwest of Agrihan
Maximum sustained winds...35 mph Present movement...northwest...315 degrees at 10 mph
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 400 PM CHST...0600 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression 28W was located near Latitude 15.1 degrees North and Longitude 143.4 degrees East. 28W is moving northwest at 10 mph. It is expected to make a turn toward the west-northwest with a slight increase in forward speed over the next 24 hours.
Maximum sustained winds remain at 35 mph. 28W is forecast to intensify through Saturday possibly becoming a tropical storm.
NEXT ADVISORY ------------- The next scheduled advisory will be issued by the National Weather Service at 800 PM ChST.
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