Scattered Showers as Front Approaches
A High Wind Warning is posted for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa through 6:00 p.m. Wednesday. West winds from 55 to 65 mph, increasing to 65 to 80 mph Monday night and Tuesday.
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for most Big Island waters (except right off of South Point) through 6:00 p.m. Tuesday for southwest winds of 20 to 30 knots and rough seas up to 17 feet.
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Partly cloudy skies are expected today with scattered showers. Southwest winds are forecasted from 10 to 20 mph. High temperatures should fall in the range of 80° to 85°.
UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)
Partly cloudy skies are expected with scattered showers. Winds should be out of the southwest from 10 to 20 mph. Low temperatures are forecasted from 69° to 74°.
Next New Moon: 1:47 p.m. on Feb. 18
Next Full Moon: 8:06 a.m. on Mar. 5
Southerly winds are expected to gradually strengthen through early Monday morning as a vigorous front approaches from the northwest. Strong and gusty southwest winds will continue to strengthen across areas to the north and east of higher terrain starting on Monday as the front nears. A batch of moisture ahead of the front will bring showers to portions of the Big Island on Monday, while rainfall along the front will be focused on Kauai by Monday afternoon, before the wet weather moves down the rest of the island chain from Monday night through Tuesday.
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