Gradual Improving Trend Expected
A Small Craft Advisory is posted for the ʻAlenuihāhā channel as well as waters to the south and west of the Big Island. The advisory is through 6:00 a.m. Saturday for north winds from 20 to 30 knots and rough seas of 8 to 12 feet. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.
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Cloudy skies are expected today for windward areas with scattered showers during the day. Partly cloudy skies are in the forecast for leeward areas with just isolated showers. Northeast winds are forecasted from 15 to 25 mph. High temperatures from 77° to 82°.
UV index at 9 (“very high” exposure level)
Mostly cloudy skies are expected with showers likely for windward spots and isolated showers and partly cloudy skies for lee areas. Northeast winds are forecasted from 15 to 25 mph. Low temperatures from 67° to 72° are expected.
Next Full Moon: 8:06 a.m. on Mar. 5
The rain and clouds over the southeast end of the state will diminish gradually through the weekend. Northeast winds will persist throughout the weekend. A similar rain band may affect the state early next week.
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