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ATHW40 PHFO 291247
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC MON AUG 29 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1300 UTC AUGUST 29 2016

AS OF 2 AM HST...HURRICANE MADELINE WAS CENTERED NEAR 18.0N 144.2W
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH. THERE ARE NUMEROUS
CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS...CB WITHIN 60 MILES OF THE CENTER AND ISOLATED
CB AND BROKEN TO OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS WITHIN 140 MILES OF THE
CENTER. CB TOPS EXTEND TO 52000 FT. MADELINE IS CURRENTLY HAVING NO
DIRECT EFFECT ON CLOUD COVER AROUND THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. A 300
MILE WIDE BAND OF OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS IS EAST AND SOUTHEAST OF A
LINE FROM 30N140W TO 21N151W...275 MILES EAST OF HILO...TO
17N149W...WHERE IT MERGES WITH THE LAYERED CLOUDS AROUND MADELINE.
THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER IN HONOLULU HAWAII ISSUING
ADVISORIES ON HURRICANE MADELINE UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO
HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

CLOUD COVER AROUND THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HAS DECREASED SINCE
LAST EVENING. CLOUDS ARE SCATTERED OVER KAUAI COUNTY. SHOWERY...
BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS COVER WINDWARD AREAS OF OAHU...
MOLOKAI...LANAI MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND. LOW CLOUDS ARE SCATTERED
OVER LOWER LEE AREAS OF OAHU AND THE ISLANDS OF MAUI COUNTY. THERE
ARE BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS OVER THE COAST AND LOWER SLOPES OF
THE BIG ISLAND FROM HAWAIIAN OCEANVIEW ESTATES TO KAILUA-KONA.
CLOUDS ARE ISOLATED OVER THE REST OF THE BIG ISLAND. LOW CLOUDS NEAR
THE ISLANDS ARE MOVING FROM THE EAST AT 20 TO 25 MPH. THERE ARE
BROKEN LOW CLOUDS WITHIN 100 MILES UPSTREAM OF THE ISLANDS WITH
SCATTERED CLOUDS BEYOND THAT.

A LOW IS CENTERED 510 MILES SOUTH OF HONOLULU NEAR 14N160W. THE LOW
HAS MOVED SLOWLY TOWARD THE NORTH OVER THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS. A 120
MILE WIDE BAND OF SCATTERED CB ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW LIES SOUTH OF
A LINE FROM 15N151W TO 17N155W TO 17N161W.

AN AREA OF OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONT BLANKETS
THE AREA NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM 30N169W TO 26N180W.

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DONALDSON



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