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ATHW40 PHFO 251200
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1200 UTC SAT OCT 25 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1130 UTC OCTOBER 25 2014

ALTHOUGH LOW CLOUD CEILINGS HAVE BEEN OCCASIONALLY OCCURRING IN
WINDWARD AND MAUKA SECTIONS ON THE INDIVIDUAL ISLES...SKIES ARE
PREDOMINANTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE ALOHA STATE AND
COASTAL WATERS THIS EARLY MORNING.  LOW CLOUD MOVEMENT IS FROM THE
EAST TO EAST-NORTHEAST BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH OVER THE ENTIRE ISLAND
CHAIN AS OF BULLETIN TIME.

THE PORTION OF A FRONT NORTH OF THE ISLES HAS BEEN WEAKENING...
POSSIBLY DISSIPATING...SINCE LAST EVENING.  THE FRONT EAST OF 150W...
WHOSE SOUTHERN BOUNDARY IS CURRENTLY ALONG A LINE FROM 22.5N140W TO
20.5N150W...HAS BEEN MAINTAINING ITS ESSENTIAL STRUCTURE FOR THE
TIME BEING.  THE SEGMENT WEST OF 150W HAS BEEN LOSING MOST OF ITS
CLOUDINESS.  AT THE MOMENT...LOWER CLOUDS THAT REMAIN ARE NORTH OF A
LINE FROM 20.5N150W TO 23.5N155W TO 26N158.5W. THE BOUNDARY HAS BEEN
HEADING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST BETWEEN 10 AND 15 MPH.

AS OF THIS WRITING...HURRICANE ANA IS ABOUT 825 MILES NORTH-
NORTHWEST OF KAUAI AND CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH.
CONVECTION WITH THE SYSTEM IS MAINLY LOCATED FROM 32N TO 34N BETWEEN
163W AND 166W.  FARTHER AFIELD...A WEAK FRONT IS SOUTHWEST FROM
ANA...AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE FEATURE ARE
FOUND WITHIN 120 MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 29N169W TO 25N175W
TO 21N178.5E.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FIRING FAR SOUTH OF HAWAII ALONG THE
INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE.  THE MOST INTENSE CELLS ARE IGNITING
FROM 07N TO 12N EAST OF 142W...AND FROM 03.5N TO 09N WEST OF 163W.
SOME OF THE CONVECTIVE ELEMENTS ARE RISING TO OVER 50 THOUSAND FEET.

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KINEL





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