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ATHW40 PHFO 271225
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC WED JUL 27 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC JULY 27 2016

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW IS DEPICTED ON WATER VAPOR IMAGERY NEAR 33.6N
157.0W...ABOUT 850 MILES NORTH OF HONOLULU AT 2 AM. THE UPPER LOW
HAS CONTINUED TO MOVED SLOWLY TO THE NORTHEAST SINCE SUNSET.

SCATTERED CLOUDS REMAIN OVER KAUAI OVERNIGHT...WITH SCATTERED
CLOUDS NOW OVER THE KAUAI CHANNEL AND THE WATERS TO THE EAST OF
THE GARDEN ISLE. ON OAHU...CLOUDS HAVE THINNED ALONG THE SOUTHERN
COASTLINE..WITH SCATTERED CLOUDS REMAINING OVER THE KOOLAU RANGE.
ON MOLOKAI...SCATTERED CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE EASTERN END OF
THE ISLAND OVER THE HALAWA VALLEY. CLOUDS HAVE ALSO THINNED OVER
LANAI SINCE SUNSET...WITH SCATTERED CLOUDS FOUND OVERHEAD AT 2 AM.
ON MAUI...A FEW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE WEST MAUI
MOUNTAINS...WITH SCATTERED CLOUDS OVER THE LOWER SLOPES OF
HALEAKALA FROM KEANAE TO HANA TO KIPAHULU...AND A FEW CLOUDS
UPSLOPE OF ULUPALAKUA.

ON THE BIG ISLAND...SCATTERED TO BROKEN LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER
THE SLOPES FROM OOKALA TO CAPE KUMUKAHI. A LARGE FIELD OF
STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS ARE FOUND EXTENDING MORE THAN 200 MILES TO
THE EAST OF THE BIG ISLAND/S EAST COAST AT 2 AM. CLOUDS HAVE
THINNED OVER THE KAU DISTRICT...AND SCATTERED CLOUDS REMAIN OVER
THE SLOPES FROM HAWAIIAN OCEAN VIEW ESTATES TO KONA.

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