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000
ATHW40 PHFO 060527
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI MAR 06 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0500 UTC MARCH 06 2015

WATER VAPOR IMAGES SHOWED A BROAD TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE
MIDDLE ATMOSPHERE TO THE NORTH THROUGH NORTHEAST OF THE MAIN
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. THIN HIGH CLOUD LAYERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE TROUGH
PARTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WITHIN 90 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 22N
154W TO 22N 149W. LOWER CLOUDS PASSING UNDER THE TROUGH ALSO
DEVELOPED MORE VERTICALLY.

TO THE NORTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHEAST...A BAND OF DEEP CLOUD LAYERS
PARTLY ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONT EXTENDED ACROSS HAWAIIAN WATERS
WITHIN 300 MILES OF THE CURVE FROM 30N 141W TO 24N 142W TO 20N 144W
TO 17N 148W TO 12N 150W. HIGH TO MIDDLE CLOUD LAYERS ALSO OBSCURED
LOWER FEATURES WITHIN 180 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 20N 156W TO 12N
173W...WHILE DEEP CLOUD LAYERS FROM ACROSS THE DATELINE MOSTLY TO
PARTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WEST OF THE CURVE FROM 19N 180 TO 22N
172W TO 20N 167W TO 10N 172W. THIN HIGH CLOUD LAYERS SEPARATED FROM
THE DEEPER LAYERS FURTHER WEST ALSO PARTLY TO MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER
FEATURES WITHIN 60 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 23N 164W TO 20N 158W.

TO THE SOUTH...LIGHT THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY CONTINUED IN THE ITCZ
FROM 11N TO 03N. LAYERED MIDDLE TO HIGH DEBRIS CLOUDS FROM THIS AND
EARLIER CONVECTION PARTLY TO MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES FROM 11N
TO THE EQUATOR...MAINLY EAST OF 149W OR WEST OF 160W.

OTHERWISE...CLOUD COVER ACROSS HAWAIIAN WATERS CONSISTED MAINLY OF
COLD-AIR CUMULI MERGING INTO AREAS OF LOW TO MIDDLE STRATUS
OVERCAST. THESE CLOUDS GENERALLY ROSE TO HEIGHTS OF 8000 TO 12000
FEET...AND MOVED TOWARD THE WEST SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MILES AN HOUR.

ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...THIN HIGH CLOUD LAYERS FROM THE
WEST MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES. WHERE IT WAS VISIBLE...LOWER
CLOUD COVER CONSISTED MAINLY OF COLD-AIR CUMULI MOVING ASHORE AND
PILING UP INTO STRATUS OVERCAST ALONG SLOPES FACING NORTHWEST
THROUGH NORTHEAST ON THE ONE HAND...AND AFTERNOON CUMULUS BUILDUPS
WITH THEIR LAYERED DEBRIS CLOUDS FORMING OVER MIDDLE TO LOWER
SOUTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHWEST SLOPES ON THE OTHER. SNOW WAS VISIBLE
ON THE SUMMITS OF MAUNA KEA AND MAUNA LOA. AREAS WITH THE LEAST
CLOUD COVER WERE LIMITED MAINLY TO NIIHAU...SOUTHWEST KAUAI...SOUTH
OAHU...SOUTH MOLOKAI...WEST LANAI...WEST SLOPES OF THE WEST MAUI
MOUNTAINS...LOWER TO MIDDLE SLOPES OF SOUTH KOHALA AND NORTH KONA
DISTRICTS ON THE BIG ISLAND...AND THE SUMMITS OF MAUNA LOA AND
MAUNA KEA ON THE BIG ISLAND. THE LOWER CLOUDS VARIED IN HEIGHT FROM
5000 TO 9000 FEET...WHILE THE HIGH CLOUDS APPROACHED HEIGHTS OF
35000 FEET.

RADAR DATA FROM NEAR THE ISLANDS SHOWED SCATTERED SHOWERS ALONG AND
OFFSHORE FROM NORTH SHORES OF OAHU...MOLOKAI...MAUI...AND THE BIG
ISLAND. RADAR DATA ALSO SHOWED SCATTERED SHOWERS IN LEE PLUMES TO
THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF KAUAI AND OAHU...AND OFFSHORE WELL TO THE
SOUTHEAST OF THE BIG ISLAND. ELSEWHERE...RADAR DATA SHOWED ISOLATED
SHOWERS AT MOST.

$$

RYSHKO






000
ATHW40 PHFO 060527
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI MAR 06 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0500 UTC MARCH 06 2015

WATER VAPOR IMAGES SHOWED A BROAD TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE
MIDDLE ATMOSPHERE TO THE NORTH THROUGH NORTHEAST OF THE MAIN
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. THIN HIGH CLOUD LAYERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE TROUGH
PARTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WITHIN 90 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 22N
154W TO 22N 149W. LOWER CLOUDS PASSING UNDER THE TROUGH ALSO
DEVELOPED MORE VERTICALLY.

TO THE NORTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHEAST...A BAND OF DEEP CLOUD LAYERS
PARTLY ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONT EXTENDED ACROSS HAWAIIAN WATERS
WITHIN 300 MILES OF THE CURVE FROM 30N 141W TO 24N 142W TO 20N 144W
TO 17N 148W TO 12N 150W. HIGH TO MIDDLE CLOUD LAYERS ALSO OBSCURED
LOWER FEATURES WITHIN 180 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 20N 156W TO 12N
173W...WHILE DEEP CLOUD LAYERS FROM ACROSS THE DATELINE MOSTLY TO
PARTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WEST OF THE CURVE FROM 19N 180 TO 22N
172W TO 20N 167W TO 10N 172W. THIN HIGH CLOUD LAYERS SEPARATED FROM
THE DEEPER LAYERS FURTHER WEST ALSO PARTLY TO MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER
FEATURES WITHIN 60 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 23N 164W TO 20N 158W.

TO THE SOUTH...LIGHT THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY CONTINUED IN THE ITCZ
FROM 11N TO 03N. LAYERED MIDDLE TO HIGH DEBRIS CLOUDS FROM THIS AND
EARLIER CONVECTION PARTLY TO MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES FROM 11N
TO THE EQUATOR...MAINLY EAST OF 149W OR WEST OF 160W.

OTHERWISE...CLOUD COVER ACROSS HAWAIIAN WATERS CONSISTED MAINLY OF
COLD-AIR CUMULI MERGING INTO AREAS OF LOW TO MIDDLE STRATUS
OVERCAST. THESE CLOUDS GENERALLY ROSE TO HEIGHTS OF 8000 TO 12000
FEET...AND MOVED TOWARD THE WEST SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MILES AN HOUR.

ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...THIN HIGH CLOUD LAYERS FROM THE
WEST MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES. WHERE IT WAS VISIBLE...LOWER
CLOUD COVER CONSISTED MAINLY OF COLD-AIR CUMULI MOVING ASHORE AND
PILING UP INTO STRATUS OVERCAST ALONG SLOPES FACING NORTHWEST
THROUGH NORTHEAST ON THE ONE HAND...AND AFTERNOON CUMULUS BUILDUPS
WITH THEIR LAYERED DEBRIS CLOUDS FORMING OVER MIDDLE TO LOWER
SOUTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHWEST SLOPES ON THE OTHER. SNOW WAS VISIBLE
ON THE SUMMITS OF MAUNA KEA AND MAUNA LOA. AREAS WITH THE LEAST
CLOUD COVER WERE LIMITED MAINLY TO NIIHAU...SOUTHWEST KAUAI...SOUTH
OAHU...SOUTH MOLOKAI...WEST LANAI...WEST SLOPES OF THE WEST MAUI
MOUNTAINS...LOWER TO MIDDLE SLOPES OF SOUTH KOHALA AND NORTH KONA
DISTRICTS ON THE BIG ISLAND...AND THE SUMMITS OF MAUNA LOA AND
MAUNA KEA ON THE BIG ISLAND. THE LOWER CLOUDS VARIED IN HEIGHT FROM
5000 TO 9000 FEET...WHILE THE HIGH CLOUDS APPROACHED HEIGHTS OF
35000 FEET.

RADAR DATA FROM NEAR THE ISLANDS SHOWED SCATTERED SHOWERS ALONG AND
OFFSHORE FROM NORTH SHORES OF OAHU...MOLOKAI...MAUI...AND THE BIG
ISLAND. RADAR DATA ALSO SHOWED SCATTERED SHOWERS IN LEE PLUMES TO
THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF KAUAI AND OAHU...AND OFFSHORE WELL TO THE
SOUTHEAST OF THE BIG ISLAND. ELSEWHERE...RADAR DATA SHOWED ISOLATED
SHOWERS AT MOST.

$$

RYSHKO







000
ATHW40 PHFO 060031
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC FRI MAR 06 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC MARCH 06 2015

WATER VAPOR SHOWS A SHORTWAVE TROUGH EAST NORTHEAST OF THE HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS...WITH THE AXIS FROM 25N151W TO 22N147W MOVING EAST
NORTHEAST 40 MPH.

A FRONT EXTENDS FROM NORTH OF THE AREA TO 30N144W TO 25N147W TO
18N156W. BROKEN TO OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS EXTEND APPROXIMATELY 500
MILES TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE FRONT. CLOUD TOPS NORTH OF 20N ARE
BETWEEN 28 AND 33 THOUSAND FEET. SOUTH OF 20N...CLOUD TOPS ARE
BETWEEN 18 AND 20 THOUSAND FEET.

BROKEN LAYERED CLOUDS ARE SOUTH OF 20N AND WEST OF 170W WITH CLOUD
TOPS BETWEEN 20 AND 25 THOUSAND FEET. SCATTERED LAYERED CLOUDS ARE
SOUTH OF 20N AND BETWEEN 156W AND 170W...CLOUD TOPS ARE BETWEEN 18
AND 21 THOUSAND FEET.

AN AREA OF RELATIVELY STATIONARY CONVECTION IS CENTERED NEAR 9N145W.
ANOTHER AREA OF CONVECTION IS LOCATED BETWEEN 172W AND 176E AND
SOUTH OF 11N. CUMULONIMBUS /CB/ CLOUD TOPS IN THESE REGION ARE
GENERALLY BETWEEN 45 AND 48 THOUSAND FEET.

WEST OF THE FRONT MENTIONED ABOVE...MIXED STRATOCUMULUS TO CUMULUS
CLOUDS CAN BE SEEN ON THE VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY. CLOUDS ARE
MOVING SOUTHWEST BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH.

CLOUDY CONDITIONS ARE OVER THE NORTH THROUGH EAST SECTIONS OF
KAUAI...OAHU...LANAI...AND MOLOKAI. OVER REMAINING AREAS OF THESE
ISLANDS...IT IS PARTLY CLOUDY. MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND ARE CLOUDY.
SCATTERED PATCHES OF SHOWERY CUMULUS ARE MOVING SOUTHWEST OVER
ISLANDS AT 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

EATON







000
ATHW40 PHFO 060031
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC FRI MAR 06 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC MARCH 06 2015

WATER VAPOR SHOWS A SHORTWAVE TROUGH EAST NORTHEAST OF THE HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS...WITH THE AXIS FROM 25N151W TO 22N147W MOVING EAST
NORTHEAST 40 MPH.

A FRONT EXTENDS FROM NORTH OF THE AREA TO 30N144W TO 25N147W TO
18N156W. BROKEN TO OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS EXTEND APPROXIMATELY 500
MILES TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE FRONT. CLOUD TOPS NORTH OF 20N ARE
BETWEEN 28 AND 33 THOUSAND FEET. SOUTH OF 20N...CLOUD TOPS ARE
BETWEEN 18 AND 20 THOUSAND FEET.

BROKEN LAYERED CLOUDS ARE SOUTH OF 20N AND WEST OF 170W WITH CLOUD
TOPS BETWEEN 20 AND 25 THOUSAND FEET. SCATTERED LAYERED CLOUDS ARE
SOUTH OF 20N AND BETWEEN 156W AND 170W...CLOUD TOPS ARE BETWEEN 18
AND 21 THOUSAND FEET.

AN AREA OF RELATIVELY STATIONARY CONVECTION IS CENTERED NEAR 9N145W.
ANOTHER AREA OF CONVECTION IS LOCATED BETWEEN 172W AND 176E AND
SOUTH OF 11N. CUMULONIMBUS /CB/ CLOUD TOPS IN THESE REGION ARE
GENERALLY BETWEEN 45 AND 48 THOUSAND FEET.

WEST OF THE FRONT MENTIONED ABOVE...MIXED STRATOCUMULUS TO CUMULUS
CLOUDS CAN BE SEEN ON THE VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY. CLOUDS ARE
MOVING SOUTHWEST BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH.

CLOUDY CONDITIONS ARE OVER THE NORTH THROUGH EAST SECTIONS OF
KAUAI...OAHU...LANAI...AND MOLOKAI. OVER REMAINING AREAS OF THESE
ISLANDS...IT IS PARTLY CLOUDY. MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND ARE CLOUDY.
SCATTERED PATCHES OF SHOWERY CUMULUS ARE MOVING SOUTHWEST OVER
ISLANDS AT 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

EATON






000
ATHW40 PHFO 060031
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC FRI MAR 06 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC MARCH 06 2015

WATER VAPOR SHOWS A SHORTWAVE TROUGH EAST NORTHEAST OF THE HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS...WITH THE AXIS FROM 25N151W TO 22N147W MOVING EAST
NORTHEAST 40 MPH.

A FRONT EXTENDS FROM NORTH OF THE AREA TO 30N144W TO 25N147W TO
18N156W. BROKEN TO OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS EXTEND APPROXIMATELY 500
MILES TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE FRONT. CLOUD TOPS NORTH OF 20N ARE
BETWEEN 28 AND 33 THOUSAND FEET. SOUTH OF 20N...CLOUD TOPS ARE
BETWEEN 18 AND 20 THOUSAND FEET.

BROKEN LAYERED CLOUDS ARE SOUTH OF 20N AND WEST OF 170W WITH CLOUD
TOPS BETWEEN 20 AND 25 THOUSAND FEET. SCATTERED LAYERED CLOUDS ARE
SOUTH OF 20N AND BETWEEN 156W AND 170W...CLOUD TOPS ARE BETWEEN 18
AND 21 THOUSAND FEET.

AN AREA OF RELATIVELY STATIONARY CONVECTION IS CENTERED NEAR 9N145W.
ANOTHER AREA OF CONVECTION IS LOCATED BETWEEN 172W AND 176E AND
SOUTH OF 11N. CUMULONIMBUS /CB/ CLOUD TOPS IN THESE REGION ARE
GENERALLY BETWEEN 45 AND 48 THOUSAND FEET.

WEST OF THE FRONT MENTIONED ABOVE...MIXED STRATOCUMULUS TO CUMULUS
CLOUDS CAN BE SEEN ON THE VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY. CLOUDS ARE
MOVING SOUTHWEST BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH.

CLOUDY CONDITIONS ARE OVER THE NORTH THROUGH EAST SECTIONS OF
KAUAI...OAHU...LANAI...AND MOLOKAI. OVER REMAINING AREAS OF THESE
ISLANDS...IT IS PARTLY CLOUDY. MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND ARE CLOUDY.
SCATTERED PATCHES OF SHOWERY CUMULUS ARE MOVING SOUTHWEST OVER
ISLANDS AT 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

EATON






000
ATHW40 PHFO 060031
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC FRI MAR 06 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC MARCH 06 2015

WATER VAPOR SHOWS A SHORTWAVE TROUGH EAST NORTHEAST OF THE HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS...WITH THE AXIS FROM 25N151W TO 22N147W MOVING EAST
NORTHEAST 40 MPH.

A FRONT EXTENDS FROM NORTH OF THE AREA TO 30N144W TO 25N147W TO
18N156W. BROKEN TO OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS EXTEND APPROXIMATELY 500
MILES TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE FRONT. CLOUD TOPS NORTH OF 20N ARE
BETWEEN 28 AND 33 THOUSAND FEET. SOUTH OF 20N...CLOUD TOPS ARE
BETWEEN 18 AND 20 THOUSAND FEET.

BROKEN LAYERED CLOUDS ARE SOUTH OF 20N AND WEST OF 170W WITH CLOUD
TOPS BETWEEN 20 AND 25 THOUSAND FEET. SCATTERED LAYERED CLOUDS ARE
SOUTH OF 20N AND BETWEEN 156W AND 170W...CLOUD TOPS ARE BETWEEN 18
AND 21 THOUSAND FEET.

AN AREA OF RELATIVELY STATIONARY CONVECTION IS CENTERED NEAR 9N145W.
ANOTHER AREA OF CONVECTION IS LOCATED BETWEEN 172W AND 176E AND
SOUTH OF 11N. CUMULONIMBUS /CB/ CLOUD TOPS IN THESE REGION ARE
GENERALLY BETWEEN 45 AND 48 THOUSAND FEET.

WEST OF THE FRONT MENTIONED ABOVE...MIXED STRATOCUMULUS TO CUMULUS
CLOUDS CAN BE SEEN ON THE VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY. CLOUDS ARE
MOVING SOUTHWEST BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH.

CLOUDY CONDITIONS ARE OVER THE NORTH THROUGH EAST SECTIONS OF
KAUAI...OAHU...LANAI...AND MOLOKAI. OVER REMAINING AREAS OF THESE
ISLANDS...IT IS PARTLY CLOUDY. MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND ARE CLOUDY.
SCATTERED PATCHES OF SHOWERY CUMULUS ARE MOVING SOUTHWEST OVER
ISLANDS AT 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

EATON







000
ATHW40 PHFO 051825
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC THU MAR 05 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC MARCH 05 2015

WATER VAPOR IMAGERY FROM 1700Z SHOWS TWO SHORTWAVE TROUGHS IN THE
NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE AREA. THE FIRST TROUGH IS JUST NORTH OF
THE AREA...WITH THE AXIS FROM 33N149W TO 31N144W...MOVING EAST
NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH. THE SECOND SHORTWAVE TROUGH IS JUST NORTHEAST
OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...FROM 24N158W TO 21N151W. THIS SHORTWAVE
IS MOVING TO THE EAST NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. THE WESTERN PORTION OF
THE AREA IS DOMINATED BY A BROAD ANTICYCLONE.

INFRARED AND VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOW OVERCAST LAYERED
CLOUDS SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM 30N147W TO 20N155W TO 17N170W
TO 17N180W...WITH THE DENSEST AREA NORTH OF 20N. CLOUD TOPS IN THIS
AREA ARE BETWEEN 30 AND 35 THOUSAND FEET. SOUTH OF 20N...CLOUD TOPS
ARE BETWEEN 18 AND 22 THOUSAND FEET. JUST SOUTH OF 10N...AREAS OF
CONVECTION ARE CENTERED NEAR 09N146W...06N166W...AND 10N180W WITH
CUMULONIMBUS TOPS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 THOUSAND FEET.

A MIX OF STRATOCUMULUS AND CUMULUS COVER THE WESTERN PART OF THE
AREA UNDER THE BROAD ANTICYCLONE. CLOUDS ARE ARE MOVING SOUTHWEST
APPROXIMATELY BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH.

THE LAYRED CLOUDS MENTIONED ABOVE COVER THE BIG ISLAND SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM WAIPIO VALLEY TO WAIKOLOA. SHOWERY OPENED CELLED CUMULUS
ARE OVER THE OTHER ISLANDS. CLOUD TOPS ARE BETWEEN 8 AND 12 THOUSAND
FEET AND ARE GENERALLY MOVING SOUTHWEST BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH. THE
SMALLER ISLANDS ARE MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGHOUT...WITH CLOUDIER
CONDITIONS OVER NORTH THRU EAST SECTIONS.



$$

EATON/BRAVENDER







000
ATHW40 PHFO 051825
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC THU MAR 05 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC MARCH 05 2015

WATER VAPOR IMAGERY FROM 1700Z SHOWS TWO SHORTWAVE TROUGHS IN THE
NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE AREA. THE FIRST TROUGH IS JUST NORTH OF
THE AREA...WITH THE AXIS FROM 33N149W TO 31N144W...MOVING EAST
NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH. THE SECOND SHORTWAVE TROUGH IS JUST NORTHEAST
OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...FROM 24N158W TO 21N151W. THIS SHORTWAVE
IS MOVING TO THE EAST NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. THE WESTERN PORTION OF
THE AREA IS DOMINATED BY A BROAD ANTICYCLONE.

INFRARED AND VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOW OVERCAST LAYERED
CLOUDS SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM 30N147W TO 20N155W TO 17N170W
TO 17N180W...WITH THE DENSEST AREA NORTH OF 20N. CLOUD TOPS IN THIS
AREA ARE BETWEEN 30 AND 35 THOUSAND FEET. SOUTH OF 20N...CLOUD TOPS
ARE BETWEEN 18 AND 22 THOUSAND FEET. JUST SOUTH OF 10N...AREAS OF
CONVECTION ARE CENTERED NEAR 09N146W...06N166W...AND 10N180W WITH
CUMULONIMBUS TOPS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 THOUSAND FEET.

A MIX OF STRATOCUMULUS AND CUMULUS COVER THE WESTERN PART OF THE
AREA UNDER THE BROAD ANTICYCLONE. CLOUDS ARE ARE MOVING SOUTHWEST
APPROXIMATELY BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH.

THE LAYRED CLOUDS MENTIONED ABOVE COVER THE BIG ISLAND SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM WAIPIO VALLEY TO WAIKOLOA. SHOWERY OPENED CELLED CUMULUS
ARE OVER THE OTHER ISLANDS. CLOUD TOPS ARE BETWEEN 8 AND 12 THOUSAND
FEET AND ARE GENERALLY MOVING SOUTHWEST BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH. THE
SMALLER ISLANDS ARE MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGHOUT...WITH CLOUDIER
CONDITIONS OVER NORTH THRU EAST SECTIONS.



$$

EATON/BRAVENDER






000
ATHW40 PHFO 051238
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC THU MAR 05 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC MARCH 05 2015

OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS COVER THE NORTH PACIFIC IN AN AREA BOUNDED
BY 40N146W 22N138W 15N149W 18N162W 25N155W 30N149W 40N150W. THESE
CLOUDS COVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...BUT THE
WESTERN EDGE OF THESE CLOUDS LIES ACROSS MAUI COUNTY AND APPEARS TO
BE MOVING EASTWARD SLOWLY. RADAR SHOWS LINES OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
SHOWERS FORMING WITHIN AND PARALLEL TO NORTHEASTERLY LOW LEVEL FLOW
ACROSS OAHU...MOLOKAI AND MAUI. SATELLITE LOOP SHOWS UPPER LEVEL
WINDS ACROSS THE ISLANDS IS SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST. WATER VAPOR LOOP
SHOWS A PAIR OF SHORT WAVE TROUGHS ACROSS THE AREA. THE FIRST TROUGH
AXIS EXTENDS THROUGH 27N165W AND 17N157W WHILE THE SECOND AXIS
EXTENDS THROUGH 35N155W 30N145W. THE WESTERN UPPER TROUGH MAY BE
TRIGGERING THE LINES OF SHOWERS ACROSS THE ISLANDS THIS MORNING.
BOTH UPPER TROUGHS ARE MOVING EASTWARD AT 20 TO 30 MPH.

A BROAD ANTICYCLONIC CIRCULATION PERSISTS TO THE WEST OF THE LAYERED
CLOUDS. CENTERED NEAR 40N175W...THIS CIRCULATION HAS NOT MOVED MUCH
OVER THE PAST 12 HOURS. ANOTHER ANTICYCLONIC CIRCULATION IS NOTED
EAST OF THE LAYERED CLOUDS...CENTERED NEAR 40N133W.

THE VIEW OF LOW CLOUDS IS BLOCKED ACROSS THE BIG ISLAND...MAUI AND
ADJACENT WATERS. SATELLITE LOOP SHOWS NORTHEAST WINDS IN THE 20 TO
25 MPH RANGE ACROSS LOCAL WATERS AROUND MOLOKAI...OAHU AND KAUAI.
MOLOKAI AND OAHU ARE ALMOST COMPLETELY COVERED BY OVERCAST LOW
CLOUDS...WHILE KAUAI HAS BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS ACROSS ITS
NORTHEASTERN HALF.

$$
POWELL











000
ATHW40 PHFO 051238
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC THU MAR 05 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC MARCH 05 2015

OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS COVER THE NORTH PACIFIC IN AN AREA BOUNDED
BY 40N146W 22N138W 15N149W 18N162W 25N155W 30N149W 40N150W. THESE
CLOUDS COVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...BUT THE
WESTERN EDGE OF THESE CLOUDS LIES ACROSS MAUI COUNTY AND APPEARS TO
BE MOVING EASTWARD SLOWLY. RADAR SHOWS LINES OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
SHOWERS FORMING WITHIN AND PARALLEL TO NORTHEASTERLY LOW LEVEL FLOW
ACROSS OAHU...MOLOKAI AND MAUI. SATELLITE LOOP SHOWS UPPER LEVEL
WINDS ACROSS THE ISLANDS IS SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST. WATER VAPOR LOOP
SHOWS A PAIR OF SHORT WAVE TROUGHS ACROSS THE AREA. THE FIRST TROUGH
AXIS EXTENDS THROUGH 27N165W AND 17N157W WHILE THE SECOND AXIS
EXTENDS THROUGH 35N155W 30N145W. THE WESTERN UPPER TROUGH MAY BE
TRIGGERING THE LINES OF SHOWERS ACROSS THE ISLANDS THIS MORNING.
BOTH UPPER TROUGHS ARE MOVING EASTWARD AT 20 TO 30 MPH.

A BROAD ANTICYCLONIC CIRCULATION PERSISTS TO THE WEST OF THE LAYERED
CLOUDS. CENTERED NEAR 40N175W...THIS CIRCULATION HAS NOT MOVED MUCH
OVER THE PAST 12 HOURS. ANOTHER ANTICYCLONIC CIRCULATION IS NOTED
EAST OF THE LAYERED CLOUDS...CENTERED NEAR 40N133W.

THE VIEW OF LOW CLOUDS IS BLOCKED ACROSS THE BIG ISLAND...MAUI AND
ADJACENT WATERS. SATELLITE LOOP SHOWS NORTHEAST WINDS IN THE 20 TO
25 MPH RANGE ACROSS LOCAL WATERS AROUND MOLOKAI...OAHU AND KAUAI.
MOLOKAI AND OAHU ARE ALMOST COMPLETELY COVERED BY OVERCAST LOW
CLOUDS...WHILE KAUAI HAS BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS ACROSS ITS
NORTHEASTERN HALF.

$$
POWELL












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