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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SAT OCT 25 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0430 UTC OCTOBER 25 2014

SKIES ARE PREDOMINANTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE ISLAND
CHAIN THIS EARLY EVENING.  HOWEVER...BROKEN LOW CLOUDS HAVE BEEN
OCCASIONALLY AFFECTING WINDWARD AND MAUKA AREAS ON EACH ISLE...
AND...ON THE BIG ISLAND...THE MOUNTAIN SLOPES IN KAU...KONA...AND
SOUTH KOHALA.  LOW CLOUD MOVEMENT STATEWIDE IS FROM THE EAST TO EAST-
NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH.

OVER THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS...CONDITIONS ARE CLEAR TO SCATTERED.

APPROACHING THE ISLES FROM THE NORTHEAST IS A FRONT...WHOSE LEADING
EDGE IS ABOUT 275 MILES NORTHEAST OF OAHU AS OF BULLETIN TIME.  THE
SYSTEM HAS RECENTLY BEEN HEADING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.
THE SOUTHERN BOUNDARY OF THE LOW CLOUDS WITH THE BOUNDARY IS
CURRENTLY ALONG A LINE FROM 23.5N140W TO 22N145W TO 24N155W TO
30N161.5W.

HURRICANE ANA IS NOW NORTH OF 30N...ALMOST 800 MILES NORTHWEST OF
KAUAI...AND HEADING NORTHEAST AT 20 TO 25 MPH.  MOST OF THE
CONVECTION WITH THE FEATURE IS NOW IN THE AREA FROM 30N TO 33N
BETWEEN 165W AND 169W.  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN ANA/S
WAKE...ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONT...ARE WITHIN 115 MILES EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE FROM 28N172W TO 25N177W TO 21.5N177.5E.

CONVECTION HAS BEEN OCCURRING ALONG THE INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE
ZONE FAR SOUTH OF HAWAII.  MOST OF THE ACTIVITY HAS BEEN FIRING FROM
03.5N TO 08N WEST OF 149W...WITH INTENSE CELLS RISING TO OVER 50
THOUSAND FEET LOCATED WEST OF 164W.

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KINEL





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