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Sunny Morning For President’s Day

February 16, 2015, 1:49 AM HST
* Updated February 15, 8:51 PM
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A Small Craft Advisory is posted for Big Island windward waters and the ʻAlenuihāhā channel through 6:00 a.m. Monday for rough seas of 10 to 15 feet. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.

**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.**

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Today

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On Washington’s birthday, we expect mostly cloudy skies with isolated showers during the afternoon, otherwise mostly clear. Hazy skies are expected on the leeward side (see UHSOEST vog model above). Winds are forecasted out of the east around 15 mph. High temperatures should fall in the range of 81° to 86°.

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UV index at 8 (“very high” exposure level)

 

Tonight

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Mostly cloudy skies are forecasted tonight with isolated showers during the evening, otherwise mostly clear. Winds are forecasted out of the east around 15 mph. Low temperatures from 66° to 71° are expected.

Next New Moon: 1:47 p.m. on Feb. 18

Next Full Moon: 8:06 a.m. on Mar. 5

 

Looking Ahead 

Winds are forecasted to turn easterly tonight and weaken further. Light east to southeast winds will remain in place for the first half of the week. Conditions will be relatively dry and stable, with little rainfall expected. Another cold front will approach the state late in the week.

 

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