Typical Trade Wind Weather for Big Island Today

March 22, 2017, 1:00 AM HST (Updated March 21, 2017, 8:08 PM)

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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Southern waters and the Alenuihaha channel through 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, chance of cloud cover, projected localized weather conditions, vog/SO2 forecast and expected wave heights.**



    Looking Ahead

    Stable weather with just limited showers for windward and mauka spots through the week. We could see an increase in showers, clouds and winds over the weekend.




    We have east winds today around 15 to 20 mph. High temperatures are forecast from 81° to 86°. Partly sunny skies with scattered showers for windward spots. The Kona side will be mostly sunny to start with mostly cloudy skies and isolated showers in the afternoon. Locally hazy skies are forecast as well.

    UV index at 13 (“extreme” exposure level)



    East winds are forecast around 15 mph. Mostly cloudy skies are expected for Hawaii County with scattered windward showers. Low temperatures from 67° to 72°.


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    Malika Dudley
    Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of their weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Big Island tsunami damage in 2011. She is a Certified Meteorologist and graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BA in Speech Communication and French. Malika leads the Big Island Now weather team and enjoys conducting video interviews for Big Island Now's news and entertainment sections. The former Miss Hawaii is also a black belt in karate, avid waterwoman, jewelry designer, singer, TV host and mommy blogger.


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