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ATHW40 PHFO 250030
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC SAT OCT 25 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC OCTOBER 25 2014

THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS REMAIN UNDER A RATHER TYPICAL TRADE WIND
FLOW. MOISTURE THAT WAS HUNG UP OVER THE WESTERN END OF THE STATE
THIS MORNING HAS LARGELY DISSIPATED...BUT BROKEN LOW CLOUD COVER
OVER WINDWARD SLOPES REMAINS MORE EXTENSIVE ON KAUAI AND OAHU.
ACROSS WINDWARD MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG ISLAND...SCATTERED TO
LOCALLY BROKEN LOW CLOUDS PREVAIL...WITH CLOUD COVER CONFINED MAINLY
NORTH OF HONOKAA ON THE BIG ISLAND. PATCHES OF BROKEN LOW CLOUDS
HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS HEATED LEEWARD TERRAIN THIS AFTERNOON...
ESPECIALLY ON THE BIG ISLAND. WATER VAPOR IMAGERY REVEALS RIDGING
ALOFT NORTH OF THE STATE...CREATING STABLE CONDITIONS AND CAPPING
LOW CLOUD TOPS AROUND 12000 FT.

A COLD FRONT STRETCHES ACROSS THE CENTRAL PACIFIC ABOUT 275 MILES
NORTHEAST OF THE STATE. THE COLD FRONT IS COMPRISED OF A 100
MILE-WIDE BAND OF BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS CENTERED ALONG
25N140W...24N145W...26N155W...AND 25N161W. TO THE EAST OF 145W...THE
FRONT IS TRAVELLING TO THE SOUTHEAST NEAR 15 MPH AND IS MOVING TO
THE SOUTH AT 10 MPH TO THE WEST OF 145W.

ANOTHER...MUCH WEAKER BAND OF BROKEN CUMULUS CLOUDS IS MOVING ALONG
THE TRADE WIND FLOW ABOUT 140 MILES NORTHEAST OF THE STATE. THIS 75
MILE-WIDE BAND OF BROKEN LOW CLOUDS STRETCHES ALONG 25N160W...
23N155W...AND 19N148W.

TROPICAL STORM ANA CONTINUES TO MOVE TO THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AND HAS
JUST CROSSED NORTH OF 30N NEAR 169W...ROUGHLY 800 MILES NORTHWEST OF
KAUAI. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORM ARE OBSERVED WITHIN 125 MILES OF THE
CENTER...WHICH HAS FORMED AN EYE DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF HOURS. A
TRAILING ZONE OF CONVERGENCE TO THE SOUTH IS TRIGGERING ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG 24N167W...20N170W...AND 14N174W.

ELSEWHERE...A 150 MILE-WIDE BAND OF SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IS NOTED
ALONG 27N175W AND 24N180 BETWEEN PEARL AND HERMES ATOLL AND
LISIANSKI.

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DWROE





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