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Variable Winds Expected Soon

May 19, 2015, 1:43 AM HST
* Updated May 18, 8:47 PM
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Alerts

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for Big Island leeward and southeast waters through 6:00 a.m. Wednesday. 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 79° to 84°. Winds will be out of the northeast from 10 to 20 mph. Leeward sides should be mostly sunny to partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon with scattered showers expected. Windward sides should be partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers during the day.

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UV index at 11 (“extreme” exposure level)

 

Tonight

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Mostly cloudy skies are expected tonight with likely windward showers. Partly cloudy for leeward spots with scattered showers and clearing as the night goes on. Northeast winds are forecasted from 10 to 20 mph. Low temperatures from 68° to 73° are expected.

 

 

Looking Ahead 

Breezy trade wind weather is expected through Tuesday. Trades are forecasted to weaken Wednesday as a front approaches from the northwest. Variable winds with afternoon clouds and sea breezes are on tap Thursday and Friday. Moderate trade winds are expected to return over the weekend with moisture from the front bringing increasing windward showers.

 

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