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ATHW40 PHFO 291800
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1800 UTC FRI AUG 29 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1730 UTC AUGUST 29 2014

SKIES ARE PREDOMINANTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE ALOHA
STATE THIS MORNING.  LOW CEILINGS ARE CONFINED TO THE NORTHERN...
WESTERN...AND EXTREME SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE BIG ISLAND.  LOW CLOUD
MOTION IS FROM THE EAST TO EAST-NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH STATEWIDE.

BROKEN LOW CLOUDS EXIST SOUTH CLOCKWISE THROUGH WEST OF THE BIG
ISLAND...AND SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST OF MAUI COUNTY.  SCATTERED TO
OCCASIONALLY BROKEN LOWER CLOUDINESS IS NORTHEAST OF MAUI...AND
NORTH AND NORTHEAST OF THE BIG ISLAND.  CONDITIONS ARE OTHERWISE
CLEAR TO SCATTERED OVER THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH IS APPROXIMATELY 225 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF
HILO AND HAS BEEN HEADING WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.  SHOWERY BROKEN LOW
CLOUDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE FEATURE ARE CURRENTLY LOCATED FROM 19N TO
22N BETWEEN 149.5W AND 151.5W.

IN THE UPPER AIR...AN EAST-TO-WEST ORIENTED TROUGH IS FAR NORTHWEST
OF KAUAI AND HAS BEEN NEARLY STATIONARY.  SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS BEING GENERATED BY THE SYSTEM HAVE BEEN FIRING FROM
26N TO 32N WEST OF 167W.  ANOTHER CLUSTER OF CONVECTION IS FOUND
FROM 27N TO 30N BETWEEN 162W AND 165W.

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE INTERTROPICAL
CONVERGENCE ZONE FAR SOUTH OF HAWAII HAVE BEEN WANING OVER THE PAST
SEVERAL HOURS.  THE ACTIVITY THAT REMAINS IS IN THE AREA FROM 06N TO
11N BETWEEN 143W AND 165W.

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KINEL




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