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HAWAII ISLAND

WEATHER

with Meteorologist Malika Dudley

ACTIVE ALERT
High Surf Warning issued March 18 at 4:32AM HST expiring March 18 at 6:00PM HST by NWS Honolulu HI
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND... .The large north-northwest swell has peaked and begun to slowly lower early this morning. Warning-level surf will continue today, then lower to advisory levels by Tuesday along exposed north and west facing shores. * SURF...25 to 40 feet this morning, lowering to 18 to 24 feet tonight along north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai, and along north facing shores of Oahu, Molokai, and Maui. 15 to 25 feet this morning, lowering to 8 to 12 feet tonight along exposed north facing shores of the Big Island. 15 to 25 feet this morning, lowering to 12 to 18 feet tonight along west facing shores of Oahu and Molokai. * TIMING...through this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Very High...Expect ocean water surging and sweeping across beaches, coastal benches, and lava flows creating the potential for impacts to coastal properties and infrastructure, including roadways. Powerful longshore and rip currents will be present at most beaches.
High Surf Advisory issued March 18 at 4:32AM HST expiring March 18 at 6:00PM HST by NWS Honolulu HI
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR THE WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND... .The large north-northwest swell has peaked and begun to slowly lower early this morning. Warning-level surf will continue today, then lower to advisory levels by Tuesday along exposed north and west facing shores. * SURF...5 to 8 feet. * TIMING...through this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
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Mostly Clear
Kona, HI
CHANGE TOWN
WINDS2 to 8 mph SW
MOON RISE16:34
MOON SET04:49
MOON PHASEWaxing Gibbous
93%
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Sunny
Tuesday in Kona, HI Sunny. High near 82, with temperatures falling to around 68 in the afternoon. West northwest wind around 3 mph.
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Partly Cloudy then Isolated Rain Showers
Kona, HI
CHANGE TOWN
WINDS2 to 9 mph WNW
MOON RISE16:34
MOON SET04:49
MOON PHASEWaxing Gibbous
93%
Tuesday Night in Kona, HI Isolated rain showers after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. West northwest wind 2 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Isolated Rain Showers then Sunny
Wednesday in Kona, HI Isolated rain showers before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 83. North northwest wind around 3 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight

SW 2 to 8 mph
Mostly Clear
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Tuesday

WNW 3 mph
Sunny
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Tuesday Night

WNW 2 to 9 mph
Partly Cloudy then Isolated Rain Showers
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Wednesday

NNW 3 mph
Isolated Rain Showers then Sunny
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Wednesday Night

NW 3 to 8 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
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Thursday

NW 3 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
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Thursday Night

WNW 2 to 7 mph
Partly Cloudy then Isolated Rain Showers
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Friday

SSW 2 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
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Friday Night

WSW 2 to 8 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
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Saturday

W 3 to 7 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
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Saturday Night

WSW 3 to 9 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
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Sunday

W 3 to 8 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
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Sunday Night

NW 3 to 12 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
71°

Monday

WNW 3 to 8 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
83°

Hawaii Weather Forecast

March 18, 2019 Weather Forecast

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Photo: James Grenz

High Surf Warning issued March 18 at 4:32AM HST until March 18 at 6:00PM HST by NWS

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    Hilo

    Overnight: Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Monday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Monday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Kona

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph.

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Waimea

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Monday: Isolated showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Monday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. East northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Kohala

    Overnight: Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Monday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Monday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    South Point

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 80. Windy, with an east wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Windy, with an east northeast wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with an east wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Puna

    Overnight: Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Monday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Monday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Waikoloa

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a northeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph.

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    Data Courtesy of NOAA.gov

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