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ATHW40 PHFO 310012
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC THU JUL 31 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC JULY 31 2014

WATER VAPOR IMAGERY INDICATES AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE TROUGH
RESIDES ALONG AN AXIS FROM 30N146W TO KAUAI TO 13N180E WHILE A WEAK
EAST-NORTHEAST TO WEST-SOUTHWEST ORIENTED UPPER LEVEL RIDGE IS
CENTERED NEAR 17N141W.

CLOSER TO THE SURFACE...A STATIONARY FRONT IS LOCATED ALONG A CURVE
FROM 30N176W TO 28N180E WITH CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS ALONG AND WITHIN
100 MILES WEST OF THE FRONT. IN THE INTER TROPICAL CONVERGENCE
ZONE...ITCZ...WHICH IS MEANDERING ALONG 11N WEST OF 150W
AND UP TO 16N EAST OF 150W...THERE IS TROPICAL DEPRESSION
GENEVIEVE. THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER IS ISSUING
ADVISORIES ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION GENEVIEVE. THE SYSTEM IS LOCATED
ABOUT 560 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF HILO...AND IS MOVING W AROUND 7
MPH. THIS SYSTEM HAS WINDS OF 35 MPH GUSTING TO 45 MPH. LAYERED AND
CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS ASSOCIATED WITH GENEVIEVE COVER MUCH OF THE AREA
BETWEEN 10N TO 15N AND 148W TO 155W...WITH CLOUD TOPS RANGING FROM
50 TO 53 THOUSAND FEET. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT TROPICAL
DEPRESSION GENEVIEVE...PLEASE SEE BULLETINS UNDER WMO HEADER WTPA32
PHFO OR AWIPS HEADER HFOTCPCP2.

ALSO ASSOCIATED WITH THE ITCZ ARE THE CIRRUS CLOUDS BEING ADVECTED
TO THE NORTHEAST. THE CIRRUS CLOUDS ARE SOUTH OF A CURVE FROM
14N180E TO 16N170W TO 18N160W TO 20N150W TO 26N140W.

IN THE VICINITY OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...SCATTERED
STRATOCUMULUS AND CUMULUS CLOUDS HAVE PUSHED UP AGAINST SOME OF THE
WINDWARD SLOPES THIS MORNING WITH TOPS BETWEEN 6000 AND 10000 FEET.
AT 0000 UTC...NIIHAU AND KAHOOLAWE ARE MOSTLY SUNNY. KAUAI...OAHU
AND MOLOKAI ARE PARTLY CLOUDY. MAUI IS MOSTLY CLOUDY ON THE SLOPES
WHILE THE REMAINDER OF THE ISLAND IS MOSTLY SUNNY. LANAI IS CLOUDY
ALONG SOUTHERN SHORES WHILE THE REMAINDER OF THE ISLAND IS MOSTLY
SUNNY. ON THE BIG ISLAND IT IS MOSTLY CLOUDY ON THE SLOPES WHILE THE
REMAINDER OF THE ISLAND IS PARTLY SUNNY.

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EVANS






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