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ATHW40 PHFO 051844
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC THU MAY 05 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC MAY 05 2016

KAUAI HAS JUST A FEW CLOUDS OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE ISLAND
THIS MORNING...WHILE OAHU HAS A FEW CLOUDS OVER THE KOOLAU RANGE.
ON MOLOKAI...LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER HALAWA VALLEY ON THE
EASTERN END OF THE ISLAND. WHILE CLOUDS COVER MOST OF LANAI THIS
MORNING. MAUI HAS CLOUDS OVER THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE WEST MAUI
MOUNTAINS...AND OVER THE LOWER SLOPES OF HALEAKALA FROM HOOKIPA
BEACH PARK TO HANA TO MAKENA. THE CLOUDS OVER THE LOWER SLOPES OF
HALEAKALA EXTEND TO THE SOUTHEAST OVER KAHOOLAWE. ON THE BIG
ISLAND...CLOUDS ARE PLENTIFUL FROM OOKALA TO CAPE KUMUKAHI TO
SOUTH POINT TO WAIKOLOA BEACH RESORT. HIGH CLOUDS ARE ALSO FOUND
MOVING OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE BIG ISLAND...MOVING FROM WEST
TO EAST.

LOW CLOUDS TO THE EAST OF THE BIG ISLAND HAVE BEGUN TO MOVE IN
FROM THE EAST SOUTHEAST. A NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED BAND OF CLOUDS
IS ABOUT 90 MILES EAST OF THE BIG ISLAND. EAST OF THE SMALLER
ISLANDS...FEW CLOUDS ARE FOUND. A LARGER AREA OF LOW CLOUDS IS
FOUND ABOUT 135 MILES WEST OF KONA...AND ABOUT 70 MILES SOUTHWEST
OF HONOLULU. THIS AREA OF CLOUDS IS MOVING TO THE WEST.

THE LEADING EDGE OF A NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST ORIENTED CLOUD BAND
IS ABOUT 450 MILES NORTHWEST OF KAUAI THIS AFTERNOON AND IS
ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONT.

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