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ATHW40 PHFO 310031
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC SUN JUL 31 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC JULY 31 2016

THIN HIGH CLOUDS OVER THE ISLANDS THIS MORNING HAVE FADED...WITH A
FEW WISPS STILL SEEN NEAR THE ISLANDS THIS AFTERNOON. LOW CLOUDS
CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE ISLANDS FROM THE EAST AROUND 15 MPH AT 2
PM. FEW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE COASTAL WATERS WITHIN 40 MILES
OF KAUAI AND OAHU...AND OVER THE WATERS TO THE WEST OF MAUI
COUNTY AND THE ALENUIHAHA CHANNEL. THE WATERS TO THE EAST OF MAUI
COUNTY AND SURROUNDING THE BIG ISLAND HAVE SCATTERED CLOUDS.

ON KAUAI...SCATTERED TO BROKEN LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND ACROSS THE
ISLAND. MEANWHILE ON OAHU...LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE KOOLAU
RANGE...WITH A FEW AREAS OF CLOUDS FORMING OVER WAIANAE THIS
AFTERNOON. ON MOLOKAI...CLOUDS REMAIN OVER HALAWA VALLEY...AND
ALONG THE NORTHERN COASTLINE BETWEEN KALAUPAPA AND HALAWA VALLEY.
ADDITIONAL CLOUDS ARE FOUND ALONG THE SOUTHERN COASTLINE WEST OF
KAUNAKAKAI. LANAI CONTINUES TO HAVE CLOUDS OVER THE
MOUNTAINS...BUT THEY ARE CONCENTRATED OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF
THE ISLAND THIS AFTERNOON. ON MAUI CLOUDS REMAIN OVER THE WEST
MAUI MOUNTAINS...AND HAVE INCREASED OVER THE SLOPES OF HALEAKALA.
THE CLOUDS OVER THE EASTERN COASTLINE AT DAYBREAK HAVE SPREAD
UPSLOPE FROM HUELO TO HANA TO KIPAHULU. ADDITIONAL CLOUDS HAVE
FORMED OVER THE SOUTHWEST TO WEST FACING SLOPES...INCLUDING OVER
ULUPALAKUA...KULA...AND PUKALANI. ON THE BIG ISLAND...CLOUDS COVER
MOST OF THE SLOPES...WITH THE PUNA DISTRICT HAVING THE FEWEST
CLOUDS OVERHEAD. CLOUDS EXTEND UP THE SLOPES TO AROUND 10000 FEET.

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