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ATHW40 PHFO 021841
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC MON MAY 02 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC MAY 02 2016

A WEAKENING COLD FRONT GOES FROM 30N140W TO 25N160W IS CHARACTERIZED
AS A 225 MILE WIDE BAND OF BROKEN CUMULUS CLOUDS. THESE CLOUDS ARE
MOVING TO THE SOUTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH. BEHIND TO THE FRONT TO THE
NORTH...SCATTERED TO BROKEN STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS ARE ALSO MOVING
TO THE SOUTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

TO THE SOUTH OF THE FRONT...SCATTERED TO BROKEN CUMULUS AND
STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS COVER THE AREA BETWEEN 10N TO 22N ACROSS THE
WIDTH OF CENTRAL PACIFIC.

WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW NEAR 16N175W...DRIFTING
SLOWLY WEST. A FEW CIRRUS CLOUDS ARE LOCATED ALONG THE EASTERN
FLANK OF THE LOW.

ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...BROKEN CUMULUS CLOUDS COVER THE
WINDWARD AREAS OF KAUAI...OAHU...MOLOKAI...MAUI...LANAI AND THE
BIG ISLAND. LEEWARD SIDES OF THESE ISLANDS ARE MOSTLY SUNNY.

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FOSTER



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