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Moderate Easterly Winds Today, Leeward Haze

March 31, 2015, 1:52 AM HST
* Updated March 30, 9:55 PM
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Alerts

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through Tuesday at 6:00 a.m. for the Alenuihaha channel and waters to the south and west of the Big Island. Rough seas from 7 to 10 feet are expected along with east winds of 20 to 25 knots. Inexperienced mariners should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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Today

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Partly cloudy skies are expected for windward spots and showers are likely mainly in the morning. Leeward spots should be mostly sunny in the morning with building cloud cover in the afternoon and scattered showers. Hazy skies are in the forecast (see UHSOEST vog model above). East winds are forecasted around 15 mph. High temperatures from 79° to 84°.

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UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

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The windward side is forecasted to get mostly cloudy skies and showers are likely. Leeward spots are cloudy to start and clearing is expected. East winds are forecasted from 15 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 67° to 73° are expected.

 

Looking Ahead 

The moderate easterly trade winds we’ve been experiencing are expected to continue to focus rainfall over windward slopes and shores during the work week.

 

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