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ATHW40 PHFO 281231
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC SAT MAR 28 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC MARCH 28 2015

WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW NEAR 28.3N 131.2W...
ABOUT 1740 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF HONOLULU. THE ASSOCIATED TROUGH
AXIS EXTENDS FROM THE LOW TO 15.6N 139.6W. THE LOW HAS CONTINUED TO
MOVE TO THE SOUTHEAST AWAY FROM THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS OVER THE
LAST SIX HOURS.

LOW CLOUDS NEAR THE BIG ISLAND ARE MOVING IN FROM THE EAST AROUND 15
MPH. LOW CLOUDS NEAR KAUAI ARE MOVING IN FROM THE EAST SOUTHEAST
AROUND 15 MPH.

SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF KAUAI...THE
KOOLAU RANGE ON OAHU...AND OVER THE EASTERN THIRD OF MOLOKAI
OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER LANAI...WITH FEW CLOUDS
OVER KAHOOLAWE. SCATTERED CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE EAST FACING
SLOPES OF THE WEST MAUI MOUNTAINS AND THE EAST FACING SLOPES OF
HALEAKALA. LOW CLOUDS REMAIN OVER THE EAST SIDE OF THE BIG ISLAND AT
2 AM...WHILE CLOUDS HAVE DISSIPATED OVER THE WEST SIDE OF THE
ISLAND. LOW CLOUDS UPSTREAM OF THE BIG ISLAND ARE MOVING ONSHORE
NEAR CAPE KUMUKAHI AT 2 AM.

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M BALLARD




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