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ATHW40 PHFO 221200
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1200 UTC MON DEC 22 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1130 UTC DECEMBER 22 2014

A FRONT HAS MOVED OVER KAUAI FROM THE NORTH AND WEST...AND BROUGHT
LOW CEILINGS AND SHOWERS TO THE ISLE.  ACROSS THE REST OF THE ISLAND
CHAIN THIS EARLY MORNING...SKIES ARE PREDOMINANTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY
CLOUDY...WITH ONLY SMALL AREAS OF BROKEN LOW CLOUDS AND SHOWERS
RANDOMLY DISTRIBUTED HERE AND THERE.  LOW CLOUDS ARE MOVING FROM THE
NORTH TO NORTHEAST AROUND KAUAI AND OAHU...NEAR 20 MPH AND 10 MPH...
RESPECTIVELY.  IT APPEARS THAT LOW CLOUDS ARE DRIFTING FROM THE
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH OVER MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND AS OF
BULLETIN TIME.

SHOWERY FRONTAL CLOUDS ARE GENERATING LOW CEILINGS IN THE WATERS
SURROUNDING KAUAI.  LOW CLOUDINESS IS SCATTERED TO BROKEN NORTH AND
NORTHEAST OF THE BIG ISLAND...AND TO ITS WEST.  CONDITIONS ARE CLEAR
TO SCATTERED ELSEWHERE OVER THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

THE LEADING EDGE OF BROKEN TO OVERCAST SHOWERY LOW CLOUDS
ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT IS NOW ALONG A LINE FROM 30N150W TO
24N155W TO JUST OVER THE KAUAI CHANNEL TO 18N164.5W TO 15.5N180...
AND HAS PUSHED SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH NEAR KAUAI OVER THE PAST
SEVEN HOURS.  THE TRAILING EDGE OF CLOUDINESS WITH THE BOUNDARY IS
ALONG A LINE FROM 30N154W TO 23N160W TO 19N170W TO 18N180.  A VAST
FIELD OF MAINLY STABLE BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS EXISTS FARTHER
TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO FIRE FAR SOUTH OF HAWAII ALONG
THE INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE.  MOST OF THE UNORGANIZED
CONVECTION IS LOCATED FROM 06N TO 09N EAST OF 162W...AND FROM 01N TO
05.5N BETWEEN 173W AND 179W.

$$

KINEL






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