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ATHW40 PHFO 311833
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC FRI JUL 31 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC JULY 31 2015

WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW NEAR 31N175W...OR ABOUT
250 MILES NORTHEAST OF MIDWAY ATOLL. THIS LOW IS MOVING NORTHEAST AT
LESS THAN 10 MPH. SCATTERED CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS ARE LOCATED WITHIN
400 MILES EAST OF THE LOW AND WITHIN 300 MILES SOUTH OF THE LOW.
CLOUD TOPS IN THIS AREA EXTEND UP TO 45000 FT.

ADDITIONAL CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS ARE LOCATED FARTHER SOUTH...GENERALLY
WITHIN THE AREA FROM 24N173W TO 10N168W TO 15N177W. CLOUD TOPS IN
THIS AREA EXTEND AS HIGH AS 54000 FT. ADDITIONAL MID AND HIGH LEVEL
LAYERED CLOUDS EXTEND FARTHER NORTH AND EAST OF THESE CONVECTIVE
CLOUDS...GENERALLY NORTH OF 17N BETWEEN 161W AND 174W.

ANOTHER AREA OF CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS IS ASSOCIATED WITH A SURFACE
TROUGH SOUTH OF THE STATE. THESE CLOUDS ARE SCATTERED IN COVERAGE...
AND LOCATED WITHIN 300 MILES EAST OF A LINE FROM 14N165W TO 10N161W.
CLOUD TOPS EXTEND UP TO 54000 FT. ADDITIONAL ISOLATED CUMULONIMBUS
CLOUDS ARE LOCATED ALONG A LINE FROM 13N157W TO 10N149W. CLOUD TOPS
IN THIS AREA EXTEND UP TO 45000 FT.

ISOLATED CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS ARE ALSO LOCATED WITH THE REMNANT LOW
THAT WAS FORMER TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT-E. THESE CLOUDS ARE
LOCATED GENERALLY FROM 13N TO 18N BETWEEN 144W AND 147W. CLOUD TOPS
IN THIS AREA EXTEND UP TO 50000 FT. BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW AND MID
LEVEL CLOUDS ARE LOCATED JUST NORTH OF THIS AREA...GENERALLY EAST OF
A LINE FROM 25N143W TO 20N150W.

ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...BROKEN LOW CLOUDS COVER INTERIOR
AND EASTERN SECTIONS OF KAUAI...AND ALSO MUCH OF OAHU. BROKEN TO
OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS COVER THE NORTHEAST HALF OF MOLOKAI AND THE
INTERIOR OF THE WEST MAUI MOUNTAINS. BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS
ALSO COVER THE WINDWARD SLOPES OF HALEAKALA FROM NAHIKU TO HANA TO
KIPAHULU BELOW 4000 FT.

ON THE BIG ISLAND...BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS COVER THE WINDWARD
SLOPES OF THE KOHALA RANGE. BROKEN LOW AND MID LEVEL CLOUDS COVER
PORTIONS OF NORTH AND SOUTH HILO AND PUNA DISTRICTS BELOW 7000 FT.
PATCHES OF BROKEN LOW CLOUDS EXTEND UP TO 100 MILES OFFSHORE TO THE
NORTHEAST. BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS COVER KAU DISTRICT BELOW
4000 FT FROM PAHALA WESTWARD. BROKEN LOW CLOUDS ALSO COVER SOUTH
KONA DISTRICT BELOW 4000 FT...AND EXTEND OVER 100 MILES OFFSHORE TO
THE WEST-SOUTHWEST.

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BRAVENDER




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