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Enhanced Windward Showers

May 16, 2015, 1:43 AM HST
* Updated May 15, 10:02 PM
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Alerts

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for Big Island leeward and southeast waters through 6:00 p.m. Sunday. East winds up to 25 knots are forecasted along with rough seas of 7 to 11 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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Today we expect high temperatures from 81° to 86°. Winds will continue to be out of the northeast from 15 to 20 mph. Leeward sides should be mostly sunny in the morning with some clouds building in the afternoon and isolated showers. Windward sides should be partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers in the morning and isolated showers in the afternoon.

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UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

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Mostly cloudy skies are expected tonight with scattered windward showers. Partly cloudy for leeward spots with scattered showers and clearing as the night goes on. Northeast winds are forecasted from 15 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 68° to 73° are expected.

 

Sunday

High temperatures from 81° to 86°. Winds will continue to be out of the northeast from 15 to 20 mph. Leeward sides should be mostly sunny in the morning with some clouds building in the afternoon and isolated showers, mostly cloudy skies in the evening with scattered showers to start and clearing as the night goes on. Windward sides should be partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers in the morning and isolated showers in the afternoon. Sunday night, mostly cloudy skies are expected with scattered windward showers. Low temperatures from 68° to 73° are expected.

 

Looking Ahead 

A trade wind weather pattern is expected for the next several days. An area of showery clouds just upstream of the state is expected to move from east to west across the area through Saturday morning. An increase in showers will accompany this area especially over windward and mauka spots. Leeward areas of the Big Island will see cloud build ups and some showers during the afternoon and evening hours for the next few days. Winds will become lighter toward during the second half of next week.

 

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