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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.
79°

Sunny
Waikoloa, HI
CHANGE TOWN
WINDS8 to 17 mph NE
SUNRISE6:29 am
SUNSET6:34 pm
64°

Mostly Clear
Waikoloa, HI
CHANGE TOWN
WINDS2 to 8 mph ENE
MOON RISE16:33
MOON SET04:49
MOON PHASEWaxing Gibbous
93%
Tonight in Waikoloa, HI Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East northeast wind 2 to 8 mph.
80°

Sunny
Waikoloa, HI
CHANGE TOWN
WINDS2 to 7 mph NNW
SUNRISE06:29
SUNSET18:34
Tuesday in Waikoloa, HI Sunny. High near 80, with temperatures falling to around 74 in the afternoon. North northwest wind 2 to 7 mph.
63°

Mostly Clear
Waikoloa, HI
CHANGE TOWN
WINDS2 mph WNW
MOON RISE16:33
MOON SET04:49
MOON PHASEWaxing Gibbous
93%
Tuesday Night in Waikoloa, HI Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West northwest wind around 2 mph.

Today

NE 8 to 17 mph
Sunny
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Tonight

ENE 2 to 8 mph
Mostly Clear
64°

Tuesday

NNW 2 to 7 mph
Sunny
80°

Tuesday Night

WNW 2 mph
Mostly Clear
63°

Wednesday

NW 1 to 7 mph
Sunny
81°

Wednesday Night

NNE 1 to 5 mph
Mostly Clear
66°

Thursday

NNE 5 to 10 mph
Sunny
82°

Thursday Night

ENE 10 mph
Partly Cloudy
66°

Friday

NE 7 to 10 mph
Mostly Sunny
82°

Friday Night

ENE 6 to 9 mph
Isolated Rain Showers
66°

Saturday

NE 3 to 9 mph
Isolated Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny
82°

Saturday Night

ENE 9 mph
Partly Cloudy
67°

Sunday

ENE 5 to 15 mph
Mostly Sunny
83°

Sunday Night

ENE 3 to 15 mph
Mostly Clear
67°

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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**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Hawaii Island high/low forecasted temperatures, projected winds, projected localized weather conditions and expected wave heights.**

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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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