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ATHW40 PHFO 031200
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1200 UTC MON AUG 03 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1130 UTC AUGUST 03 2015

AS OF BULLETIN TIME...HURRICANE GUILLERMO IS ABOUT 660 MILES EAST-
SOUTHEAST OF HILO AND HAS BEEN HEADING WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.
THE SYSTEM HAS WEAKENED OVER THE PAST SEVEN HOURS AS WIDESPREAD
CONVECTION HAS WANED...THOUGH INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BEEN
IGNITING NEAR THE CENTER AS OF THIS WRITING.

AS WAS THE CASE IN THE LAST BULLETIN...LOW CLOUD CEILINGS THIS EARLY
MORNING ARE QUITE EXTENSIVE OVER THE BIG ISLAND...THOUGH SHOWERS AND
STEADY RAIN ARE MAINLY CONFINED TO THE WINDWARD PORTION OF THE ISLE.
CLOUDINESS AND SHOWERS HAVE BECOME MORE PREVALENT IN WINDWARD
SECTIONS OF MAUI AS WELL.  SKIES ARE PREDOMINANTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY
CLOUDY ELSEWHERE...WITH ONLY OCCASIONAL BROKEN LOW CLOUDS AFFECTING
WINDWARD AREAS OF THE OTHER ISLES.  LOW CLOUD MOTION IS FROM THE
EAST TO EAST-NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH UPWIND FROM THE BIG ISLAND
AND MAUI COUNTY...AND FROM THE NORTHEAST TO EAST-NORTHEAST BETWEEN
20 AND 25 MPH NEAR OAHU AND KAUAI.

IN THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS...BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS EXIST
NORTHWEST CLOCKWISE THROUGH EAST OF MAUI...IN THE ALENUIHAHA
CHANNEL...AND NORTH AND NORTHEAST OF THE BIG ISLAND.  MORE PATCHES
OF BROKEN LOW CLOUDINESS ARE SOUTHEAST CLOCKWISE THROUGH WEST OF THE
ISLAND OF HAWAII.  CONDITIONS ARE NO WORSE THAN PARTLY CLOUDY
OTHERWISE.

THE REMNANT CIRCULATION OF FORMER TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT-E IS
ABOUT 550 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF HONOLULU AND HAS BEEN PUSHING
STEADILY WEST.  INTENSE CONVECTION ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM HAS
RECENTLY BEEN OCCURRING FROM 13N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 161W AND 164W...
THOUGH THE LATEST FRAMES SHOW WEAKENING OF THE THUNDERSTORMS.
ANOTHER WEAK LOW IS FARTHER WEST AND HAS BEEN HEADING AWAY FROM THE
AREA.  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH THIS FEATURE HAVE BEEN EVIDENT
FROM 11.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 172.5W AND 177W.

OTHER AREAS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LOCATED SOUTH OF 07N
BETWEEN 158W AND 166W...FROM 03.5N TO 09N BETWEEN 151W AND 156W...
AND SOUTH OF 12N EAST OF 145W.

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KINEL







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