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ATHW40 PHFO 261822
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1800 UTC THU MAY 26 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1745 UTC MAY 26 2016

LOW CLOUD CEILINGS WITH ACCOMPANYING SHOWERS ARE AFFECTING THE
BIG ISLAND...WESTERN OAHU ADJACENT WATERS AND KAUAI ISLAND WHERE
THE HEAVIEST RAIN CONCENTRATE IN THE WINDWARD SECTION OF THE
ISLAND AS WELL AS EASTERN AND SOUTHERN OFFSHORE WATERS. IN
VISIBLE AND INFRARED IMAGERY A SMALL CYCLONIC SWIRL IS NOTED
CENTERED NEAR 20N157W THAT ALONG WITH MOISTURE EMBEDDED IN THE
TRADES SUPPORT ISOLATED SHOWERS WITHIN 110 NM OFF THE BIG ISLAND
WESTERN COASTLINE. SKIES ARE PARTLY CLOUDY ELSEWHERE AROUND THE
ALOHA STATE. LOW CLOUD MOTION IS FROM THE EAST TO SLIGHTLY
SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH STATEWIDE.

OVER ADJACENT WATERS...A SURFACE TROUGH...REMNANT OF A FORMER
FRONT...IS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 210 NM NORTHWEST OF NI`IHAU
ISLAND WITH AXIS EXTENDING FROM 28N159W TO 22N163W. THIS AREA OF
LOW PRES ALONG WITH MOISTURE IN ITS VICINITY ENHANCE SCATTERED
TO ISOLATED SHOWERS N OF 22N BETWEEN 156W AND 168W.

CONVECTION HAS BEEN SUBDUED FOR THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS ALONG THE
INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE FAR SOUTH OF HAWAII.  THOSE CELLS
THAT HAVE RECENTLY BEEN DEVELOPING EXIST S OF 12N EAST OF 154W.

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RAMOS



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