Skip Navigation Linkweather.gov 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service   NWS logo-Select to go to the NWS homepage
Central Pacific Hurricane Center

Local forecast by
"City, St" or Zip Code
  
   RSS FeedsRSS Feeds
Get Storm Info
   Products
   Satellite
   Radar
   Analyses/Forecasts
   Hydrology
   E-mail Updates
   Help with Advisories
Awareness
   Hurricane Safety
       Info

   Tropical Cyclone
      Names

   Saffir-Simpson
      Scale

   Glossary
   Acronyms
   FAQ
   Breakpoints
Hurricane History
   Annual Summaries
   Product Archive
   Climatology
About the CPHC
   Our Mission
   Our Office
   News Items
   Hawaii RSS FeedsHI RSS Feeds
Contact Us

Pacific Region Links
   Regional HQ
   WFO Honolulu
   WFO Guam
   WSO Pago Pago
   Pacific Tsunami
      Warning Center

   International
      Tsunami
      Information
      Center

   Pacific ENSO
      Application
      Center


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services
Follow the National Weather Service on Facebook
NWS on Facebook
Follow the National Weather Service on Twitter
NWS on Twitter
Weath
er-Ready Nation
Weather-Ready Nation

NOAA > NWS > CPHC

This page was last loaded at 8:33 pm HST May 29, 2015 (633 GMT May 30, 2015)

Central Pacific (140W to 180) xml button

Tropical Outlook Sea Surface Temperatures CPAC Satellite EPAC Satellite Widgets Satellite Message Forecast Discussion

xml button

Issued: May 29, 2015 7:00 PM HST


Based on data through 7:00 pm May 29 2015 HST


Low cloud ceilings are mainly affecting windward coastal, and windward-facing upslope and mauka sections on the individual isles as of bulletin time. This is especially so in Maui and on the Big Island, including the Kau district. Broken to overcast low clouds are also evident on the west- and south-facing slopes of Haleakala in east Maui, and the lower Kona slopes on the Big Island. Elsewhere conditions are predominantly clear to partly cloudy. Low cloud movement is from the northeast to north-northeast near 15 mph across the aloha state this early evening.

Scattered to broken remnant showery low cloudiness, from an old front, exists north of the islands and is moving to the southwest on the prevailing low level flow. Some of these clouds are just north of Kauai as of this writing. More scattered to broken low clouds are south and south-southwest of Kauai and Niihau. Skies are otherwise clear to scattered over the adjacent coastal waters.

A weak front is east of the islands and is nearly stationary. Most of the cloudiness with the boundary is currently west and northwest of a line from 30°N 135°W to 25°N 140°W to 19°N 150°W, with its back edge along a line from 30°N 139°W to 23°N 150°W.

Convection is unorganized along the intertropical convergence zone far south of Hawaii. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are mainly located south of 11°N east of 170°W. The most active cells have recently been firing south of 05°N between 166°W and 169°W.

Hawaii Infrared Satellite image for 0430 UTC


KINEL

Western Pacific (West of 180)

Monitored by the:
Joint Typhoon Warning Center
Japan Meteorological Agency

Eastern Pacific (East of 140W) xml button

Active Systems

xml button  Hurricane ANDRES Forecast Advisory Number 8
Issued at 0300 UTC SAT MAY 30 2015

Eastern Pacific Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1100 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Andres, located about 750 miles south-southwest of the southern tip
of the Baja California peninsula.

A weak low pressure system located several hundred miles south-
southwest of Acapulco, Mexico, is accompanied by disorganized
cloudiness and showers. Strong upper-level winds associated with
Hurricane Andres should inhibit tropical cyclone formation during
the next few days while the system moves west-northwestward at about
5 mph. However, these winds are expected to weaken on Monday, and
development of this system appears likely by the middle of next
week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent

Eastern Pacific Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

Monitored by the National Hurricane Center (NHC)

divider

Hurricane Preparedness

State of Hawaii Civil Defense
Oahu Department of Emergency Management
Kauai Civil Defense
Maui Civil Defense
Hawaii (Big Island) Civil Defense

Lat/Lon Distance Calculator
Calculate the distance between lat/lon points
Tropical Cyclones Centers Worldwide
Saffir-Simpson Scale
  • Tropical Storm - winds 39-73 mph (34-63 kt)
  • Category 1 - winds 74-95 mph (64-82 kt)
  • Category 2 - winds 96-110 mph (83-95 kt)
  • Category 3 - winds 111-129 mph (96-112 kt)
  • Category 4 - winds 130-156 mph (113-136 kt)
  • Category 5 - winds 157 mph and up (137+ kt)
Click for AtlanticClick for Central Pacific