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ATHW40 PHFO 260530
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN OCT 26 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0500 UTC OCTOBER 26 2014

A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT LIES 700 MILES NORTHWEST OF KAUAI AND
STRETCHES NE TO SW FROM 30N 165W TO 21N AND THE DATELINE. THE FRONT
IS PRODUCING A 150-MILE WIDE BAND OF LAYERED CLOUDS WITH EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS. THUNDERSTORM TOPS ARE REACHING UP TO 40 THOUSAND
FEET.

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW IS SPINNING 600 MILES SOUTHWEST OF KAUAI AND IS
PRODUCING A SHIELD OF MID AND HIGH CLOUDS OVER THE NORTHEAST
QUADRANT OF THE CIRCULATION... BETWEEN 17N AND 22N FROM 163W TO
168W. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORMING NEAR THE CENTER OF THE LOW
AT 18N 168W.

AN EXTENDED BAND OF LOW CLOUDS IS MOVING EASTWARD IN THE TRADE WINDS
AND RUNS FROM THE BIG ISLAND TO 20N 150W TO 24N 140W AND INTO THE
EAST PACIFIC. THIS BAND IS 150 MILES ACROSS WITH OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS
AND EMBEDDED SHOWERS. NORTH OF THIS BAND TO 30N... BROKEN LOW CLOUDS
ARE MOVING 15 TO 20 MPH TOWARD THE WEST UNTIL 155W. WEST OF 155W...
LOW CLOUDS TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST INTO THE AFOREMENTIONED FRONTAL
BOUNDARY.

ACROSS HAWAII... A BAND OF LOW CLOUDS IS BRINGING CLOUDS AND SHOWERS
TO WINDWARD COASTS AND SLOPES WHILE LEEWARD LOCATIONS HAVE PARTLY
CLOUDY SKIES.

$$

MORRISON





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