CPHC/WFO Honolulu Products
Public Service Routine Products
WMO ID AWIPS ID Product Description
FPHW70 PHFO HFONOWHFO Short Term Forecast
FPHW50 PHFO HFOZFPHFO Hawai`i 7 Day Zone Forecasts for Kaua`i, O`ahu, Maui, Moloka`i, Lana`i, and the Big Island of Hawai`i
FXHW60 PHFO HFOAFDHFO Hawaiian Islands Synoptic Discussion and Guidance
FPHW60 PHFO HFOSFPHFO State Forecast for Hawai`i
FOHW50 PHFO HFOPFMHFO Point Forecast Matrix
FPHW60 PHFO HFOSFTHFO Tabular State Forecast
FPHW40 PHFO HFOCCFHFO Coded Cities Forecasts
FNHW40 PHFO HFOAGFHFO Precipitation Forecasts for Agricultural Districts
FNHW50 PHFO Fire Weather Forecast for Hawai`i
Public Service Warning, Watch, Advisory, and Statement Products
WMO ID AWIPS ID Product Description
NOHW40 PHFO HFOPNSHFO Public Information Statement
FGHW70 PHFO HFOESFHFO Hydrologic Outlook
WGHW60 PHFO HFOFFAHFO Flood Watch
WGHW80 PHFO HFOFLSHFO Flood Statement
WHHW40 PHFO
High Surf Criteria
HFOCFWHFO
High Surf Criteria
High Surf Advisory/Warning
WGHW50 PHFO HFOFFWHFO Flash Flood Warning
WWHW80 PHFO HFOSPSHFO Special Weather Statement
WUHW50 PHFO HFOSVRHFO Severe Thunderstorm Warning
WFHW50 PHFO HFOTORHFO Tornado Warning
WWHW50 PHFO HFOSVSHFO Severe Weather Statement
WHHW50 PHFO HFOSMWHFO Special Marine Warning
FZHW70 PHFO HFOMWSHFO Marine Weather Statement
WWHW70 PHFO HFONPWHFO Non-Precipitation Warnings (i.e. High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch, Heat Advisory, Dense Fog Advisories, Blowing Sand Advisories)
WWHW40 PHFO HFOWSWHFO Winter Storm Warning/Watch/Advisory
Aviation Products
WMO ID AWIPS ID Product Description
FTPA31 PHFO HFOTAFXXX*
* Replace the bold letters with the bold letters in the next column to get the TAF for that site.
Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAFS) for:
  • PHNL Honolulu
  • PHJR Kalaeloa
  • PHLI Lihu`e
  • PMDY Midway
  • PHOG Kahului
  • NSTU Pago Pago
  • PHTO Hilo
  • PHKO Ke-Ahole
    (near Kona)
  • PHMK Moloka`i Airport
  • PHJH Kapalua
    (West Maui)
  • PHNY Lana`i
FAHW31 PHFO HFOFA0HI Area Forecast for Hawai`i and Adjacent Coastal Waters
WAHW31 PHFO HFOWA0HI AIRMETs for IFR Conditions, Turbulence, and Icing
WSPA(01-13) PHFO HFOSIGPA(N-Z) SIGMETs for Active Thunderstorms, Turbulence, Severe Icing, and other potentially hazardous weather
WCPA(01-13) PHFO HFOWSTPA(N-Z) Tropical Cyclone SIGMETs
WVPA(01-13) PHFO HFOWSVPA(N-Z) Volcanic Ash SIGMETs
FRPN31 PHFO HFORFRKSF Low Level Winds and Temperatures Forecasts for Routes San Francisco/Honolulu and Santa Barbara/Honolulu
FROC32 PHFO HFORFRKWA Low Level Winds and Temperatures Forecast for Route Majuro/Kwajalein and Return
FROC33 PHFO HFORFRFFN Low Level Winds and Temperatures Forecast for Majuro to Tarawa (also transmitted through the Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunications Network (AFTN)
Marine Products
WMO ID AWIPS ID Product Description
FZHW50 PHFO HFOSRFHFO Surf Zone Forecast for O`ahu
FZHW50 PHFO HFOCWFHFO Coastal Forecast for Hawai`i
FZHW60 PHFO HFOOFFHFO Offshore Forecast for Hawai`i
FZPN40 PHFO HFOHSFNP High Seas Forecast for North Pacific from the Equator to 30N between 140W and 160E
FZPS40 PHFO HFOHSFSP High Seas Forecast for South Pacific from the Equator to 25S between 120W and 160E
- MFMHFO Marine Forecast Matrix
In addition, the following products are prepared four times a day:
1. A surface analysis for local use and for KVM70 facsimile broadcast.
2. A marine recording identifying low pressure circulations and tropical systems, with their strength and movement, is broadcast on WWVH.
Click here to see the KVM-70 Radio Facsimile Broadcast Schedule.
Satellite Products
WMO ID AWIPS ID Product Description
ATHW40 PHFO HFOSIMHI Hawaiian Islands Satellite Interpretation Message
TXPS40 PHFO HFOTCSSP Southern Hemisphere Tropical Cyclone Summary
TXPN40 PHFO HFOTCSCP Central Pacific Tropical Cyclone Summary
Other Products and Services
WMO ID AWIPS ID Product Description
SXHW50 PHFO HFOOSOHFO Automated Wind and Precipitation Data for Selected Hawai`i Stations
ASHW60 PHFO HFORTPHI Hawai`i Temperature and Precipitation Summary
ASHW40 PHFO HFORWRHI Hawai`i State Weather Roundup
SRHW80 PHFO HFORRAHFO Hawai`i Rainfall Summary
SRHW40 PHFO HFORRMHFO Daily Hawai`i Cooperative Observations
CDHW40 PHFO HFOCLIHNL Honolulu International Airport Daily Climate Summary
CDHW41 PHFO HFOCLILIH Lihue Airport Daily Climate Summary
CDHW42 PHFO HFOCLIOGG Kahului Airport Daily Climate Summary
CDHW43 PHFO HFOCLIITO Hilo Airport Daily Climate Summary
CXHW50 PHFO HFOCLMHNL Honolulu International Airport Monthly Climate Summary
CDHW51 PHFO HFOCLMLIH Lihue Airport Monthly Climate Summary
CDHW52 PHFO HFOCLMOGG Kahului Airport Monthly Climate Summary
CDHW53 PHFO HFOCLMITO Hilo Airport Monthly Climate Summary
CXHW50 PHFO HFOCF6HNL Preliminary Local Climate Data for Honolulu International Airport
CXHW50 PHFO HFOCF6JRF Preliminary Local Climate Data for Kalealoa
CXHW50 PHFO HFOCF6NGF Preliminary Local Climate Data for Kaneohe Bay MCAS
CXHW51 PHFO HFOCF6LIH Preliminary Local Climate Data for Lihue
CXHW52 PHFO HFOCF6MKK Preliminary Local Climate Data for Molokai
CXHW52 PHFO HFOCF6OGG Preliminary Local Climate Data for Kahului
CXHW53 PHFO HFOCF6ITO Preliminary Local Climate Data for Hilo
CXHW53 PHFO HFOCF6KOA Preliminary Local Climate Data for Kona
In addition, the following services are provided:

NOAA Weather Radio

  • Station KBA99 Serving Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and part of the Big Island on 162.550 & 162.400 MHz
  • Station WWG75 Serving Maui, Molokai, Lanai and part of the Big Island on 162.400 MHz
  • Station WWG27 Serving parts of the Big Island on 162.550 MHz

Phone Recordings

From O`ahu

  • O`ahu Forecast incl Honolulu & Vicinity (808) 973-5286
  • Automated Recordings
    1. watches, warnings and advisories
    2. Oahu Forecast
    3. Oahu Surf Forecast
    4. Coastal Wind Observations
    5. Buoy Reports, and current weather conditions for selected locations
    6. tides, sunrise and sunset information
    7. Coastal Waters Forecast
    8. general weather overview
    9. Tropical information (during hurricane season)
    (808) 973-4380

From Maui

  • Automated Recordings - Toll Free
    1. Surf Information
    2. watches, warnings and advisories
    3. Maui Community Forecast
    4. Coastal Waters Forecast
    5. Haleakala Summit Forecast
    6. Coastal Wind Observations
    7. Buoy Reports, and current weather conditions for selected locations
    8. tides, sunrise and sunset information
    9. general weather overview
    10. Tropical information (during hurricane season)
    (866) 944-5025 && (808) 944-3756

From Kaua`i

  • Automated Recording
    1. watches, warnings and advisories
    2. Kauai Island Forecast
    3. Kauai Waters and Kauai Channel Forecast
    4. Coastal Wind Observations
    5. Buoy Reports, and current weather conditions for selected locations
    6. for tides, sunrise and sunset information
    7. general weather overview
    8. Tropical information (during hurricane season)
    9. Surf Information
    (808) 245-6001 & (808) 245-3564

From the Big Island

  • Automated Recording
    1. watches, warnings and advisories
    2. island wide forecast options
      1. Hilo and vicinity
      2. Windward Kohala and Hamakua
      3. Puna district
      4. Kona area
      5. Leeward Kohala
      6. Kau district
      7. Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa Summits
    3. the waters forecasts
      1. Alenuihaha Channel
      2. Big Island Windward Waters
      3. Big Island Leeward Waters
      4. Big Island Southeast Waters
    4. Coastal Wind Observations
    5. Buoy Reports, and current weather conditions for selected locations
    6. for tides, sunrise and sunset information
    7. Surf Information
    8. Tropical information (during hurricane season)
    (808) 935-8555
Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) Products
WMO ID AWIPS ID Product Description
WTPA(21-25) PHFO HFOTCMCP(1-5) Tropical Cyclone Forecast/Advisory
WTPA(31-35) PHFO HFOTCPCP(1-5) Tropical Cyclone Public Advisory
WTPA(41-45) PHFO HFOTCDCP(1-5) Tropical Cyclone Discussion
FKPA(21-25) PHFO HFOTCAPA(1-5) Tropical Cyclone Aviation Advisory
FOPA(11-15) PHFO HFOPWSCP(1-5) Tropical Cyclone Probablistic Winds
WTPA(51-55) PHFO HFOTCECP(1-5) Tropical Cyclone Position Estimate
WTPA(61-65) PHFO HFOTCUCP(1-5) Tropical Cyclone Position Update
ACPA80 PHFO HFODSACP Tropical Disturbance Statement
WTHW80 PHFO HFOHLSHFO Tropical Cyclone Local Statement
ACPN50 PHFO HFOTWOCP Tropical Weather Outlook for Central North Pacific Between 140W and 180 (June through November)
ACPN60 PHFO HFOTWSCP Tropical Weather Summary for Central North Pacific Between 140W and 180 (Monthly from June through November)