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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC FRI OCT 24 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC OCTOBER 24 2014

THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS LIE UNDER A RELATIVELY STABLE TRADE WIND
FLOW THIS MORNING. A BATCH OF MOISTURE MOVED ONTO THE ISLANDS
OVERNIGHT AND REMAINS HUNG UP ON KAUAI AND OAHU. BROKEN LOW CLOUDS
PREVAIL ON WINDWARD SLOPES OF THESE ISLANDS WITH ONLY FEW LOW CLOUDS
MAKING ACROSS TO LEEWARD AREAS. SCATTERED TO BROKEN CUMULUS CLOUDS
ARE NOTED ACROSS WINDWARD SLOPES OF MAUI COUNTY AND THE BIG
ISLAND...WHILE LEEWARD SECTIONS OF THESE ISLANDS ARE MOSTLY CLEAR.

THE MOISTURE OVER KAUAI EXTENDS TO THE NORTHEAST TO 24N158W AS A 50
MILE-WIDE BAND OF BROKEN CUMULUS CLOUDS...THEN TURNS TO THE
EAST-SOUTHEAST AND RUNS FOR 800 MILES TO 21N145W. THE BAND IS
TRAVELLING ALONG THE TRADE WIND FLOW...WHICH BASED ON EARLY MORNING
LOW CLOUD MOTIONS NEAR THE ISLANDS IS MOVING FROM THE EAST-NORTHEAST
AROUND 20 MPH.

FARTHER NORTH...A COLD FRONT IS LOCATED NEARLY 300 MILES NORTHEAST
OF THE STATE. THE FRONT IS COMPRISED OF A 100 MILE-WIDE BAND OF
BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS CENTERED ALONG 26N140W...25N145W...
26N155W...AND 30N160W. THE FRONT IS TRAVELLING TO THE SOUTH AT 15
MPH TO THE WEST OF 145W...AND TO THE SOUTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH TO THE
EAST OF 145W.

TROPICAL STORM ANA CONTINUES TO MOVE TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST
AROUND 10 MPH ABOUT 250 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF LAYSAN ISLAND.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS RISE AS HIGH AS 48000 FT WITHIN ROUGHLY 125
MILES OF THE CENTER. A TRAILING CONVERGENCE BAND TO THE SOUTH OF ANA
IS TRIGGERING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ALONG 28N166W...24N167W...AND
13N174W.

FARTHER WEST...A SLOW-MOVING FRONT IS LOCATED NEAR MIDWAY AND PEARL
AND HERMES ATOLL. A 125 MILE-WIDE AREA OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IS
FOUND FROM 28N TO 23N WEST OF 174W.

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DWROE





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